On The Border: An Environmental History Of San Antonio Hardcover – Oct 25 2001
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--American Historical Review
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"Understanding our cultural and natural environment and how these factors have shaped our history is critical to charting a course for our future. On the Border illuminates the boundaries and currents that formed our community and continue to impact life in San Antonio. Readers seeking a nuanced portrait of our natural, political and built landscape-and a deeper understanding of our city-will be amply rewarded by this book."-Mayor Edward D. Garza, San Antonio, Texas
"Maintains a good balance between environmental history as the history of public policy and environmental history as the story of the physical transformation of natural and social landscapes."-Carl Abbott, Portland State UniversitySee all Product Description
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All he wanted was bait for fishing, but when the young man cracked open a mussel he had pulled up from the shallow waters of the San Antonio River he was startled to "discover a pearl imbedded in the unhappy bivalve." Read the first page
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