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Ducktown smoke

Duncan Maysilles

Ducktown smoke

the fight over one of the South"s greatest environmental disasters

by Duncan Maysilles

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liability for environmental damages,
  • Copper mines and mining,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Environmental disasters

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDuncan Maysilles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF1298 .M39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25023123M
    ISBN 109780807834596
    LC Control Number2010047549

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    A brief review of Duncan Maysilles's Ducktown Smoke, recently published by the University of North Carolina Press, has appeared in a "CultureLab," a column of the New Scientist "where books, arts and science collide"." The review commences: Ducktown is part of poor America. Home to just people, it is tucked in the south-eastern corner of Tennessee, not far from Chattanooga. And if Smoke has even a HINT of the emotional brilliance of Burned, it will be a masterpiece. Burned was the first Hopkins book I read several years ago, and it hooked me for life. It also put me on the road writing my first verse novel, which is in progress/5.

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This book has appeal for students and academics studying national and regional legal history, as well as historians studying the New South period.”--Journal of East Tennessee History “Maysilles provides a vibrant look at Ducktown, its smoke, and what would emerge as its Ducktown smoke book landscape.”--North Carolina Historical Review.

Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters - Kindle edition by Maysilles, Duncan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental by: 6. Tennessee Copper Co., which was decided in In the decision, the Court first recognized the sovereign right of individual states to protect their natural resources from transborder pollution.

In DUCKTOWN SMOKE, Maysilles provides the first book-length account of the devastation of the Ducktown copper basin and the subsequent court by: 6. Documenting some of the earliest environmental legislation in America, Ducktown Smoke is an extremely important and expertly written bookDonald E.

Davis, author of Where There Are Mountains: An Environmental History of the Southern Appalachians Maysilles combines environmental and legal history in a comprehensive and powerful manner/5(5).

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In Ducktown Smoke, Duncan Maysilles examines this environmental disaster, one of the worst the South has experienced, Ducktown smoke book its impact on environmental law and Appalachian conservation. Beginning inthe widening destruction wrought in Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina by Ducktown copper mining spawned hundreds of private lawsuits.

In Ducktown Smoke, Duncan Maysilles examines this environmental disaster, one of the worst the South has experienced, and its impact on environmental law and Appalachian conservation.

Beginning inthe widening destruction wrought in Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina by Ducktown copper mining spawned hundreds of private lawsuits Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. Get this from a library. Ducktown smoke: the fight over one of the South's greatest environmental disasters.

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It would take anyone by surprise. Suddenly there’s a desert in a region that receives almost 60 inches of rain a year. It was that desert, in the middle of the lush, diversified Southern Appalachian forest, that took Atlanta attorney Duncan Maysilles by surprise.

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- Map of Copperhill and Ducktown TN from the book "Ducktown Smoke" by Duncan Maysilles. This map shows the Rail Road route into the Copper Basin area. The RR reached the area in the s which allowed the mines to re-open after being closed since In Ducktown Smoke, Maysilles reveals how the Supreme Court case brought together the disparate forces of agrarian populism, industrial logging, and the forest conservation movement to set a legal precedent that remains relevant in environmental law today.

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