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In the thick of it : my life in the Sierra Club

Autor: J Michael McCloskey
Editorial: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2005.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Describes not only the author's life as an environmental activist, but also reveals the inner workings and politics of an environmental non-profit organization. In addition to sharing the details of battles won and lost on the environmental front, the author demonstrates how it is indeed possible to turn idealism and hope into practical action.

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Género/Forma: Biography
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
McCloskey, J. Michael (John Michael), 1934-
In the thick of it.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607747630
Persona designada: J Michael McCloskey; J Michael McCloskey
Tipo de material: Biografía, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: J Michael McCloskey
ISBN: 1559639792 9781559639798
Número OCLC: 60515280
Descripción: xv, 399 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: 1 Growing Up in Oregon 1 --
2 Politics, College Years, and the Army 13 --
3 Field Organizer 23 --
4 At Headquarters in San Francisco 47 --
5 Campaigning for a Redwood National Park 65 --
6 The Brower Affair 84 --
7 Taking Over as Environmentalism Takes Off 99 --
8 More Contentious Times 117 --
9 The Glory Years 128 --
10 Conflict with Sister Organizations 145 --
11 Finding Our Way Internationally 157 --
12 A New Kind of Normalcy 170 --
13 Relations with Other Interests 192 --
14 The Worst of Times, the Best of Times 209 --
15 Life Changes 229 --
16 Wilderness Work Again 249 --
17 Working in the Capital 267 --
18 Trade Matters 291 --
19 Continuing International Work 309 --
20 The Bittersweet Years 324 --
21 Sierra Club Chairman: The Final Years 345.
Responsabilidad: J. Michael McCloskey.
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