2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to American Environmental History
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781405156653
StatePublished - Feb 24 2010


  • Combining urban history with themes - prevailing in urban studies, using fire to make an intellectual weld
  • Fire
  • Fire caches - sources and references
  • Fire history segues seamlessly into separate studies of big fires
  • Fire, phenomenon and subject resisting study
  • Forestry, highly self-conscious profession
  • Mark Tebeau's Eating Smoke - Fire in Urban America, 1800-1950 (2003)
  • Mike Davis' "The Case for Letting Malibu Burn" in The Ecology of Fear (1998)
  • Point of ignition
  • Stewart Holbrook's Burning an Empire (1943) - useful as a register of major events

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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