The Resource The Big Muddy : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, Christopher Morris

The Big Muddy : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, Christopher Morris

Label
The Big Muddy : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina
Title
The Big Muddy
Title remainder
an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Morris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Christopher
Dewey number
304.20977
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE155.M57
LC item number
M67 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stream ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi River Valley
Label
The Big Muddy : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, Christopher Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Valley of mud -- Knee deep in water and snakes -- Rice -- The rise of New Orleans and the fall of Natchez -- Consolidation, transformation, conservation -- King Cotton meets Big Muddy -- The Cotton kingdom's edges made and unmade -- Engineering the river of empire -- Drought, disease, and other symptoms of a pathological landscape -- Cotton, chemicals, catfish, crawfish -- Nature's return : hurricane Katrina and the future of the Big Muddy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780195316919
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012003182
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn500794362
  • (OCoLC)500794362
  • 998833
  • (Pol)998833
Label
The Big Muddy : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina, Christopher Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Valley of mud -- Knee deep in water and snakes -- Rice -- The rise of New Orleans and the fall of Natchez -- Consolidation, transformation, conservation -- King Cotton meets Big Muddy -- The Cotton kingdom's edges made and unmade -- Engineering the river of empire -- Drought, disease, and other symptoms of a pathological landscape -- Cotton, chemicals, catfish, crawfish -- Nature's return : hurricane Katrina and the future of the Big Muddy
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780195316919
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012003182
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn500794362
  • (OCoLC)500794362
  • 998833
  • (Pol)998833

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