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This Fine Piece of Water: An Environmental History of Long Island Sound

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Long Island Sound is not only the most heavily used estuary in North America, it is also one of the most beautiful waterways, with picturesque seascapes and landfalls. But centuries of pollution and other abuse have gradually been killing off its marine life and have pushed the Sound to the brink of disaster. This fascinating book traces the history of the Sound and its use as a resource from the time of contact between the Native Americans and Dutch traders through the suburban sprawl of recent decades--and tells how a ...

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This Fine Piece of Water: An Environmental History of Long Island Sound
2004, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300102871

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This Fine Piece of Water: An Environmental History of Long Island Sound
2002, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300082500

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