By Megan Raby
Considering U.S. organic fieldwork from the period of the Spanish-American warfare in the course of the anticolonial routine of the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, this learn combines the historical past of technology, environmental heritage, and the heritage of U.S.–Caribbean and Latin American family. In doing so, Raby sheds new mild at the origins of latest clinical and environmentalist concept and brings to the vanguard a shockingly ignored heritage of twentieth-century U.S. technological know-how and empire.
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American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science (Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges) by Megan Raby