Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle
by Matthew Klingle
Both pushing the cutting edge of scholarship and speaking deeply to the people working to build more sustainable cities, environmental historian Matthew Klingle reminds us that understanding the complexity of Seattle's past gives us leverage on the problems it faces today; a lesson any city would do well to learn. As he says in his preface, "Thinking historically can help us live with the consequences of being imperfect creatures in an uncertain world..."
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