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Mountains of Infamy, Vines of Plenty

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Chile's forestry and viticulture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It details the successful cultivation of California's native Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) in ... More


. Central Coast Bioregion

Frank W. Davis and Mark I. Borchert

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the Central Coast bioregion, which include coastal valleys and mountains and interior mountains. Major ecological zones include: coastal prairie and coastal sage scrub, coast ... More


A Venice of Pine

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how Chilean ships and wheat provided the literal foundations for San Francisco's territorial and demographic expansions during the mid-1800s. Beginning in 1848, the city's ... More


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