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This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history

Author: Kevin C Armitage
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2018 [2018]
Series: American ways series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this concise and engaging survey of more than 250 years of American environmental activism to protect the natural world and promote a healthy human society, historian Kevin Armitage tells the story of a magnificent American achievement--and the ongoing problems that environmentalism faces today"--
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armitage, Kevin C.
This green and growing land.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2018025885
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin C Armitage
ISBN: 9781442237070 1442237074
OCLC Number: 1038025573
Description: x, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The horns in Dock Creek --
The science and nature of empathy --
A wilderness society --
Progressive publics and the social natural order --
A green new deal --
Damming the arid West --
The atomic body politic --
Abundance in the age of ecology --
Science denial in the age of global disruption.
Series Title: American ways series.
Responsibility: Kevin C. Armitage.

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Armitage, professor of history at the University of Miami-Ohio, traces the long history of environmental activism in the U.S. in this comprehensive and accessible volume, highlighting the ways in Read more...

 
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