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Name: Timothy H. Silver
Member Since: March 20th, 2009
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Timothy H. Silver is a professor of History at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. His current research interests include the environmental history of North America with an emphasis on the South and Southern Appalachia, the history of America's National and State Parks, and the ethnohistory of Early America. His recent publications include: Mount Mitchell and the Black Mountains: An Environmental History of the Highest Peaks in Eastern America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003); A New Face on the Countryside: Indians, Colonists and Slaves in South Atlantic Forests, 1500–1800 (Cambridge University Press, 1990); "A Useful Arcadia: European Colonists as a Biotic Factor in Chesapeake Forests," in Philip D. Curtin, Grace Brush, and George Fischer, eds., The Chesapeake: The History of a Watershed (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001); "Big Tom Wilson," Wildlife in North Carolina, November, 1997; "New Faces in an Old World," in Peter Nabakov, ed., Through Indian Eyes: The Untold Story of Native American People (New York: Reader's Digest General Books, 1996)