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Published: 13 September 2012

320 Pages | 40 illustrations


ISBN: 9780195316919

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The Big Muddy

An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples, from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina

Christopher Morris

  • First long-term environmental history of the Lower Mississippi Valley.
  • Timed to publish on the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Puts a U.S. region into a global context, comparing it with other similar environments, from West Africa to the Netherlands to Bangladesh.