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FDR and the environment

Author: David B Woolner; Henry L Henderson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: World of the Roosevelts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates that there is much about the New Deal that can be characterized as environmental, once one substitutes the word 'environmental' for 'conservation'.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David B Woolner; Henry L Henderson
ISBN: 1403968616 9781403968616
OCLC Number: 56319786
Description: x, 270 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Grassroots democracy : FDR and the land / John F. Sears --
The complex environmentalist : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the ethos of New Deal conservation / Brian Black --
"A conflux of desire and need" : trees, Boy Scouts, and the roots of Franklin Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps / Neil M. Maher --
New Deal conservation : a view from the wilderness / Paul Sutter --
FDR, Hoover, and the new rural conservation, 1920-1932 / Sarah Phillips --
Rediscovering the New Deal's environmental legacy / A. Dan Tarlock --
FDR's expansion of our national patrimony : a model for leadership / John Leshy --
Referendum on planning : imagining river conservation in the 1938 TVA hearings / Brian Black --
"FDR and environmental leadership" / James R. Lyons --
Recovering FDR's environmental legacy / Richard N.L. Andrews --
A new deal for nature --
and nature's people / Roger G. Kennedy.
Series Title: World of the Roosevelts.
Responsibility: edited by Henry L. Henderson and David B. Woolner.
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'For those of us who lived through the era of the New Deal, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the hero of the conservation movement...Never before [this book] has the performance of an administration Read more...

 
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