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Planting Trees in Unsuitable Places: Russian Steppe Forestry, 1696-1850

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Title of host publicationEurasian Environments
DateAccepted/In press - 25 May 2018
DatePublished (current) - 1 Nov 2018
Pages23-42
PublisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
Place of PublicationPittsburgh, PA
EditorsNicholas Breyfogle
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9780822965633

Abstract

Why, in the wake of the Russian annexation of the western Eurasian steppe, did the Russian imperial authorities and the settlers they sponsored insist on and persist in planting trees in the region in spite of the unsuitable environment?

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This is an essay in an edited volume with an ISBN number.

    Research areas

  • Russian Empire, steppes, trees, aforestation, environmental history, Eurasia

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