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Author Cox, Thomas R., 1933-

Title The lumberman's frontier : three centuries of land use, society, and change in America's forests / Thomas R. Cox

Publ Info Corvallis, Or. : Oregon State University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  HD8039.L92 U537 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HD8039.L92 U537 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 531 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Colonists and trees : lumbering before the lumberman's frontier -- The lumberman's frontier emerges -- The Maine frontier at floodtide -- From farmer-loggers to lumbermen in the Mid-Atlantic States -- Lumber and labor in the pines : new patterns of conflict -- New mills, new markets -- The full flowering -- Actions and reactions -- Southern beginnings -- Bonanza years in the Gulf South -- To the farthest shore, and beyond -- Into the mountains -- The final frontier -- Whose forests are they?
LC subject Lumbermen -- United States -- History
Lumbering -- United States -- History
Lumbering -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States
Logging -- United States -- History
Forests and forestry -- United States -- History
Land use -- United States -- History
Social conflict -- United States -- History
Social change -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780870715792 (alk. paper)
0870715798 (alk. paper)