Latest book by Brian Black released
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 384 hits
Brian Black's latest book has just been released by the University of Pittsburgh Press.
Black, professor of history and environmental studies and head of the Division of Arts and Humanities, co-edited Nature's Entrepot:Philadelphia's Urban Sphere and Its Environmental Thresholds with Michael Chiarappa of Quinippiac University. This environmental history of Philadelphia appears in the press's renowned book series on the History of the Urban Environment. In addition to the history of the "city of brotherly love", it contains articles about current environmental issues, including sustainable agriculture, managing sprawl, environmental justice, and managing wolf populations in public parks.
Contributors to this book include historians, geographers, environmental professionals, landscape architects, and sociologists.
For more information about the book, visit http://www.amazon.com/Natures-Entrepot-Philadelphias-Environmental-Thresholds/dp/0822944170/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1350909403&sr=1-1&keywords=nature%27s+entrepot online.