To Love the Wind and the Rain African Americans and Environmental History
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Description: " To Love the Wind and the Rain" is a groundbreaking and vivid analysis of the relationship between African Americans and the environment in U.S. history. It focuses on three major themes: African Americans in the rural environment, African Americans in the urban and suburban environments, and African Americans and the notion of environmental justice. Meticulously researched, the essays cover subjects including slavery, hunting, gardening, religion, the turpentine industry, outdoor recreation, women, and politics. " To Love the Wind and the Rain" will serve as an excellent foundation for future studies in African American environmental history.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|African American Environmental History: An Introduction|
|Slavery and the Origins of African American Environmentalism|
|Slave Hunting and Fishing in the Antebellum South|
|Rural African American Women, Gardening, and Progressive Reform in the South|
|African Americans, Outdoor Recreation, and the 1919 Chicago Race Riot|
|Women, Environmental Rationale, and Activism during the Progressive Era|
|Nature and Blackness in Suburban Passage|
|Environmental Justice, Ecoracism, and Environmental History|
|Identity Politics and Multiracial Coalitions in the Environmental Justice Movement|
|Religion and African American Environmental Activism|
|Politicized Memories in the Struggle for Miami's Virginia Key Beach|
|Black Environmental Liberation Theology|
|Reflections on the Purposes and Meanings of African American Environmental History|
|List of Contributors|