American Environmentalism: Readings in Conservation History
McGraw-Hill, 1990 - History - 364 pages
This collection of readings contains comprehensive primary and secondary works in the field of conservation, emphasizes the history of ideas and attitudes about conservation, and gives a chronology of important conservation events in U.S. history from the beginning to the present. Edited by a national leader in the fields of conservation, environmental management, and education, this well-organized anthology is appropriate for courses dealing with American environmental studies and ecology.
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THE POTENTIAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
part one THE CONSERVATION IMPULSE
The Human Factor in Environmental Change
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action agricultural Aldo Leopold American animals areas beauty become biological century cities civilization concern Congress conservation movement conservationists culture dams Dave Foreman decades deep ecology destruction earth ecologists ecology movement economic ecosystem effects environment environmental history environmental problems environmental quality environmentalists erosion ethic existence exploitation fact federal fish forms frontier future George Perkins Marsh global growth Henry David Thoreau Hetch Hetchy Valley human idea important increase Indians individual industrial interest irrigation John Wesley Powell living material means ment million mineral Monkeywrenching national forests National Park natural resources nuclear organisms planning plants political population preservation production progress protection public lands recreation region river Roosevelt Selection Sierra Club social society soil species spirit streams Thoreau timber tion trees U.S. Forest Service United urban Valley waste wild wilderness wildlife Yosemite Yosemite National Park