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Blue Ridge Commons Environmental Activism and Forest History in Western North Carolina

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ISBN-10: 0820341258

ISBN-13: 9780820341255

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kathryn Newfont, Paul S. Sutter

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Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Kathryn Newfont is an associate professor of history and faculty chair for the Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill College.

Introduction of Forests and Commons
"The Custom of Our Country": The Appalachian Forest Commons
Response to Devastation: Organizing Forests in the Southern Appalachians
Plenty of Trouble: Creating Federal Forests in the Blue Ridge
De Jure Commons: National Forests and Blue Ridge Neighbors
Contested Forests: Commons, Clearcutting, and Wilderness
Wilderness as Commons Enclosure: Rare II Opposition
Wilderness as Commons Defense: The Southern Nantahala
Mobilizing Commons Defense: "Oil Fever" Threatens the Forests
Clearcutting Returns: Timber Enclosure Threatens the Forests
Commons Environmentalism Mobilized: Western North Carolina Alliance's Cut the Clearcutting! Campaign
Conclusion An American Commons in the Blue Ridge
Afterword A Call to Commons