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- 2nd ed.
- Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., 2011.
xli, 460 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
- Environmentalism -- United States -- History -- Sources.
- This collection of primary documents examines the evolution of concern about environmental degradation, pollution, and resource conservation in America from the colonial period the present. Documents include the writings of naturalists, conservationists, scientists, philosophers, lawyers, judges, politicians, sociologists, artists and poets, as well as from government reports, federal, state, and local legislation, and court cases. --from publisher description
- pt. 1. Foundations of American environmental thought and action
pt. 2. Politicians, naturalists, and artists in the new nation, 1776-1839
pt. 3. The origins of environmental activism, 1840-1889
pt. 4. The Conservation Movement era, 1890-1919
pt. 5. Rethinking our relationship to nature, 1920-1959
pt. 6. The heyday of the environmental movement, 1960-1979
pt. 7. Confronting economic and social realities, 1980-1999
pt. 8. Challenges for the twenty-first century.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -432) and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Neimark, Peninah, 1938-
Mott, Peter Rhoades.
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
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