Battle for the wilderness

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Westview Press, 1974 - Nature - 246 pages
This book presents conservation as a vital thread in American history, explains how our primitive lands have inspired many of the foremost American authors and artists, and traces conservation philosophy from its inception to its culmination in the historic 1964 Wilderness Act. With a new preface and an appendix of all wilderness areas now designated in the United States.

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Contents

What Is Wilderness?
11
An American Happening
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The Cultural Heritage in Wilderness
27
Copyright

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