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Hunters and Hunted, Summer-Autumn 1943

H. R. Kedward

in In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205784
eISBN:
9780191676796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205784.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In the weeks following Aire-de-Côte, police in the Gard were dispatched in larger numbers to locate and hunt down those known to be hiding in the département, and one report refers to fifty ... More


The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914

David Moon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556434
eISBN:
9780191747243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556434.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book offers the first environmental history of Russia’s steppes. From the early-eighteenth, settlers moved to the semi-arid but fertile grasslands from wetter, forested regions in central and ... More


Planting Trees

David Moon

in The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199556434
eISBN:
9780191747243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556434.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter six analyzes the massive efforts that went into planting trees on the steppes. Specialists in Russia and around the world believed that forests had considerable environmental benefits, in ... More


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