A Landscape Transformed: The Ironmaking District of Salisbury, Connecticut

Hardcover | December 14, 2000

byRobert B. Gordon

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This book examines the industrial ecology of 200 years of ironmaking with renewal energy resources in northwestern Connecticut. It focuses on the cultural context of people's decisions about technology and the environment, and the gradual transition they effected in their land from industriallandscape to pastoral countryside.

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This book examines the industrial ecology of 200 years of ironmaking with renewal energy resources in northwestern Connecticut. It focuses on the cultural context of people's decisions about technology and the environment, and the gradual transition they effected in their land from industriallandscape to pastoral countryside.

Robert B. Gordon is at Yale University, New Haven.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:December 14, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195128184

ISBN - 13:9780195128185

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"Gordon illustrates his argument [that cultural values of moderation, liberal education, and provincialism led owners and artisans to concentrate on high-quality, low-volume iron and steel] with detailed examples, maps, and charts. He excels at describing individual actions and technicalprocesses..."--Choice