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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to American Environmental History
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages69-91
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781405156653
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 24 2010

Keywords

  • Combining urban history with themes - prevailing in urban studies, using fire to make an intellectual weld
  • Fire
  • Fire caches - sources and references
  • Fire history segues seamlessly into separate studies of big fires
  • Fire, phenomenon and subject resisting study
  • Forestry, highly self-conscious profession
  • Mark Tebeau's Eating Smoke - Fire in Urban America, 1800-1950 (2003)
  • Mike Davis' "The Case for Letting Malibu Burn" in The Ecology of Fear (1998)
  • Point of ignition
  • Stewart Holbrook's Burning an Empire (1943) - useful as a register of major events

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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Pyne, S. (2010). Fire. In A Companion to American Environmental History (pp. 69-91). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323610.ch4

Fire. / Pyne, Stephen.

A Companion to American Environmental History. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. p. 69-91.

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Pyne, S 2010, Fire. in A Companion to American Environmental History. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 69-91. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323610.ch4
Pyne S. Fire. In A Companion to American Environmental History. Wiley-Blackwell. 2010. p. 69-91 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323610.ch4
Pyne, Stephen. / Fire. A Companion to American Environmental History. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. pp. 69-91
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