Edge Op: Cords & Combustion

Atlantic World Forestry & Fuel Markets

Building off the economic critiques of Walden, this series traces the regional fuel industry of Boston, exploring the evolving footprints of cordwood extraction, storage and glocal consumption. Starting from Thoreau’s British forest fantasies, it considers antebellum forms of scarcity, policy, and property within a longer, historic tradition of woodlands management and anglo colonial trade…

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Revised boards to be posted soon.


Historical Markets & Fuel-Wood Crises

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