War Against Nature, the Backbone of the South

“You’ve heard the phrase “war is hell.”  But you probably haven’t heard the phrase “war is when you attack agroecosystems.”  It’s a lesser known aphorism of General Sherman’s, to be sure…. But reading Lisa Brady’s book, War Upon the Land, made me wonder how much Sherman understood about what he was doing as he plundered and burned the South during the American Civil War.”

Check out the latest interesting H-Environment Roundtable with Jacob Darwin Hamblin & guest commentators Matthew Dennis, Ann Norton Greene, and Megan Kate Nelson.

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