Major problems in American environmental history: documents and essays

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Houghton Mifflin, 2005 - Business & Economics - 559 pages
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This volume traces the history of environmental conditions in the United States through the examination of critical issues such as pollution, conservation, and wilderness preservation. The Second Edition of this popular text includes several new essays and documents and pays particular attention to multiculturalism and gender throughout. In order to place American environmental issues in a larger context, the text emphasizes international relations and globalization.

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Great book! Compliation of many environmental essays. Expands your mind and exposes you to everything. One of the best texts I have had to read for school Read full review


Jared Diamond Predicting Environmental History
Carolyn Merchant Interpreting Environmental History

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Carolyn Merchant, Ph.D., is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics in the Department of Conservation and Resource Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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