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Author Morris, Christopher (Christopher Charles)
Title The Big Muddy [electronic resource] : an environmental history of the Mississippi and its peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina / Christopher Morris.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  GE155.M57 M67 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xii, 300 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography 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 -- Symptoms of a Pathological Landscape -- Cotton, Chemicals, Catfish, Crawfish -- Nature's Return : Hurricane Katrina and the Future of the Big Muddy.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mississippi River -- Environmental conditions.
Mississippi River Valley -- Environmental conditions.
Stream ecology -- Mississippi River -- History.
Human ecology -- Mississippi River -- History.
Mississippi River -- History.
Mississippi River Valley -- History.
Related To Print version: Morris, Christopher. The Big Muddy. New York : Oxford University Press, c2012. 9780195316919 0195316916 (DLC) 2012003182
ISBN 0199717907 (electronic bk.)
9780199717903 (electronic bk.)
9780195316919 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0195316916 (hardcover : acid-free paper)