American Environmentalism: Readings in Conservation History

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Roderick Nash
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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Contents

THE POTENTIAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
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part one THE CONSERVATION IMPULSE
9
The Human Factor in Environmental Change
17
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About the author (1990)

Roderick Nash is professor of history and environmental studies at the University of California-Santa Barbara and the author of nine books.

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