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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:   Print book : 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: Online version:
Miller, Char, 1951-
Gifford Pinchot and the making of modern environmentalism.
Washington, DC : Island Press/Shearwater Books, ©2001
(OCoLC)682333069
Named Person: Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Char Miller
ISBN: 1559638222 9781559638227 1559638230 9781559638234
OCLC Number: 47989824
Description: 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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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..".an absorbing, well-researched, and illuminating life of an American leader who now receives the full attention he deserves."--Michael Beschloss "Editor of "American Heritage Illustrated History Read more...

 
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