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Ted Steinberg

Ted Steinberg appears in the following:

How New York Went from Natural Paradise to Man-Made Wonder

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Today, the topography of New York City contains skyscrapers, subways, and iconic bridges. But New York was once home to oyster reefs, whales, and blueberry bog thickets. In his book, Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, Ted Steinberg brings a vanished New York back to life and tells the story of the ongoing struggle between the metropolis we know today and the natural world. 

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With the Earth Changing, What is an Act of God?

Thursday, November 21, 2013

When a storm hits, our attention often shifts from science to God. But what do we lose when we place the burden of a natural disaster upon a higher power and wipe our hands clean from any responsibility? Joining The Takeaway is Ted Steinberg, professor of history and law at Case Western Reserve University, author of “Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America," and of the forthcoming book "Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York."

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