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

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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?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEurasian Environments:
Subtitle of host publicationNature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History
EditorsNicholas Breyfogle
Place of PublicationPittsburgh, PA
PublisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
Chapter2
Pages23-42
ISBN (Print)9780822965633
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2018

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Settler
Annexation
Forestry
Authority
Steppe

Keywords

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

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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). Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Planting Trees in Unsuitable Places: Russian Steppe Forestry, 1696-1850. / Moon, David Gerard.

Eurasian Environments: : Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History . ed. / Nicholas Breyfogle. Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. p. 23-42.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Moon, DG 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 . University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 23-42.
Moon DG. Planting Trees in Unsuitable Places: Russian Steppe Forestry, 1696-1850. In Breyfogle N, editor, Eurasian Environments: : Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History . Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2018. p. 23-42
Moon, David Gerard. / Planting Trees in Unsuitable Places: Russian Steppe Forestry, 1696-1850. Eurasian Environments: : Nature and Ecology in Imperial Russian and Soviet History . editor / Nicholas Breyfogle. Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. pp. 23-42
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