AUTHORS: Merchant, Carolyn - ©2012
Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces you to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY presents major themes and controversial issues from native American times to the present, drawn from compelling, readable sources that draw you into the process of developing your own perspective on American environmental history. This text presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to allow you to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw your own conclusions. Each chapter includes introductions, source notes, and suggested readings.