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Gifford Pinchot and the making of modern environmentalism

Author: Char Miller
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles and examines the life of pioneering American conservationist and Progressive politician Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the U.S. Forest Service, whose beliefs about conservation and social issues came to be directly related.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Char, 1951-
Gifford Pinchot and the making of modern environmentalism.
Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, c2001
(DLC) 2001005665
(OCoLC)47989824
Named Person: Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Char Miller
ISBN: 9781610910743 1610910745 9781559638227 1417595965 9781417595969 1559638222 9781559638234 1559638230
OCLC Number: 228114212
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (458 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Family Tree --
The World of His Father --
Relative Power --
Rising Son --
A Young Stand --
An American in Nancy --
The Damaged Fabric --
A Political Two-Step --
Mature Grounds --
Keeper of His Conscience? --
Family Affairs --
A Political Natural --
Old Growth --
Governing Ambitions --
Chiefly Politics --
The Widening View --
Crosscut --
Climax.
Responsibility: Char Miller.

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This biography offers a fresh interpretation of the life and work of the famed conservationist and Progressive politician. In addition to considering Pinchot's role in the environmental movement,  Read more...

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