American Environmentalism: Readings in Conservation History
McGraw-Hill, 1990 - Business & Economics - 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."--Amazon.
THE POTENTIAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
PART ONE THE CONSERVATION IMPULSE
The Human Factor in Environmental Change
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