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Author Glave, Dianne D.

Title Rooted in the earth : reclaiming the African American environmental heritage / Dianne D. Glave.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    305.89607 GLA    DUE 11-13-20
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 178 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: people and currents -- The Atlantic Ocean: currents of life and death -- Topography: navigating the southern landscape -- Religion: shouting in the woods -- Resistance: rebellion, sustenance, and escape in the wilderness -- Preservation: blending the practical and the purist -- Conservation: an African legacy of working the land -- Children: dreaming and danger in woods and fields -- Nature study: observing, classifying, and utilizing the natural world -- Women and gardening: a patch of her own -- Environmental justice: free to breathe -- Conclusion: heritage and the future.
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions.
Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- United States.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- United States.
Environmentalism -- United States.
Environmental justice -- United States.
African Americans -- History.
ISBN 1556527667 (pbk.)
9781556527661 (pbk.)

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