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Title:
This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history
ISBN:
9781442237070
Physical Description:
x, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
The horns in Dock Creek -- The science and nature of empathy -- A wilderness society -- Progressive publics and the social natural order -- A green new deal -- Damming the arid West -- The atomic body politic -- Abundance in the age of ecology -- Science denial in the age of global disruption.
Summary:
In this concise and engaging survey of more than 250 years of American environmental activism to protect the natural world and promote a healthy human society, historian Kevin Armitage tells the story of a magnificent American achievement--and the ongoing problems that environmentalism faces today. --
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