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?
|Title of host publication||Eurasian Environments:|
|Subtitle of host publication||Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History|
|Place of Publication||Pittsburgh, PA|
|Publisher||University of Pittsburgh Press|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1 2018|
- Russian Empire
- environmental history
Moon, D. G. (2018). Planting Trees in Unsuitable Places: Russian Steppe Forestry, 1696-1850. In N. Breyfogle (Ed.), Eurasian Environments: : Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History (pp. 23-42). University of Pittsburgh Press.