Between Land and Sea (Kobo eBook)

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Christopher Pastore traces how Narragansett Bay’s ecology shaped the contours of European habitation, trade, and resource use, and how littoral settlers in turn, over two centuries, transformed a marshy fractal of water and earth into a clearly defined coastline, which proved less able to absorb the blows of human initiative and natural variation.

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ISBN-13: 9780674745469
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: October 13th, 2014