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What Hath Nature Wrought?

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Science  30 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5586, pp. 1480
DOI: 10.1126/science.1075693

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Down to Earth Nature's Role in American History. Ted Steinberg. Oxford University Press, New York, 2002. 361 pp. $30. ISBN 0-19-514009-5.

Steinberg presents an account of the influence of the environment-and human interactions with it-on U.S. history, our current circumstances, and our future prospects.