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An uninhabited waste: transforming the Grand Prairie in nineteenth century Illinois, USA

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Urban, Michael A. (main author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2005-10
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
attitudes, environment, farmer attitudes, history, land management, land use, natural resources, public attitude, water, landscape
Notes:
"This paper aims to link changes in the way the central Illinois landscape was imagined and perceived, with the subsequent environmental transformation that resulted in the near total elimination of tallgrass prairie and the wholesale alteration of regional hydrology through channelization and agricultural drainage."