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The Resource This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history, Kevin C. Armitage

This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history, Kevin C. Armitage

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This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history
Title
This green and growing land
Title remainder
environmental activism in American history
Statement of responsibility
Kevin C. Armitage
Title variation
Environmental activism in American history
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In This Green and Growing Land: Environmental Activism in American History, historian Kevin C. Armitage shows how the story of American environmentalism -- part philosophy, part social movement -- is in no small way a story of America itself, the way citizens have self-organized, how they have thought of their communities and their government, and how they have used their power to protect and enrich the land. Armitage skillfully analyzes the economic and social forces begetting environmental change and emphasizes the responses of a variety of ordinary Americans -- as well as a few well-known leaders -- to these complex issues. This concise and engaging survey of more than 250 years of activism tells the story of a magnificent American achievement -- and the ongoing problems that environmentalism faces."--Jacket
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10618745
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YDX
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Armitage, Kevin C
Dewey number
363.7/0525
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The American ways series
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  • Environmentalism
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Environmentalism
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • United States
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
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environmental activism in American history
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This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history, Kevin C. Armitage
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-275) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 5:
  • A green New Deal
  • Chapter 6:
  • Damming the arid West
  • Chapter 7:
  • The atomic body politic
  • Chapter 8:
  • Abundance in the age of ecology
  • Chapter 9:
  • Science denial in the age of global disruption
  • Chapter 1:
  • The horns in Dock Creek
  • Chapter 2:
  • The science and nature of empathy
  • Chapter 3:
  • A wilderness society
  • Chapter 4:
  • Progressive publics and the social natural order
Control code
ocn995343552
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781442237070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)995343552
Label
This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history, Kevin C. Armitage
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 5:
  • A green New Deal
  • Chapter 6:
  • Damming the arid West
  • Chapter 7:
  • The atomic body politic
  • Chapter 8:
  • Abundance in the age of ecology
  • Chapter 9:
  • Science denial in the age of global disruption
  • Chapter 1:
  • The horns in Dock Creek
  • Chapter 2:
  • The science and nature of empathy
  • Chapter 3:
  • A wilderness society
  • Chapter 4:
  • Progressive publics and the social natural order
Control code
ocn995343552
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781442237070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)995343552

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