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Land use in the United States: exploitation or conservation?

Author: Grant S McClellan
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1971.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 43, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first section touches on our emerging land use policies. Section II, A Land to Live In, briefly raises the issue of a new urban-rural balance and the building or rebuilding of our cities. Questions of conservation and proper use of our water, forest, and mining resources are dealt with in Section III. Brief refernce in Section IV is made to our national parks, wilderness area, and other scenic Lands." Preface.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McClellan, Grant S.
Land use in the United States.
New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 1971
(OCoLC)603571687
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant S McClellan
ISBN: 0824204476 9780824204471
OCLC Number: 156042
Description: 253 pages 20 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Toward new land use policies --
Toward a national land use policy / Henry M. Jackson --
Emerging land use problems / Robert E. Bergstrom (Science) --
Planning a second America / John Fischer (Harper's Magazine) --
A new "domesday book"? / Judith T. Younger (Nation) --
Toward a total ecological program / Gaylord A. Nelson (Playboy) --
Part 2. A Land to live in --
Toward an urban-rural balance / Orville L. Freeman (Minnesota Law Review) --
Building entirely new cities / Frank L. Hope, Jr. (Washington Post) --
Rebuilding the cities we have / Wolf Von Eckardt (Washington Post) --
A case for higher density cities / William H. Whyte --
Highway networks and our lands / Helen Leavitt (Reader's Digest) --
Zoning and proper land use / League of Women Voters of the United States --
Cemeteries and land use / Martha Fisher (Journal of Housing) --
Part 3. Our land and its resources --
Crisis on our rivers / James Nathan Miller and Robert Simmons (Reader's Digest) --
A storm roils the Mississippi / David W. Hacker (National Observer) --
Coastal areas and seashores / William S. Beller (Current History) --
Forest lands / Michael Frome (Current History) --
"Mining" the national forests / Dale A. Burk (Nation) --
Problems underfoot / Terri Aaronson (Environment) --
Land use and power plants / Luther J. Carter (Science) --
The evils of strip-mining (New York Times) --
Developing Alaskan lands / David E. Rosenbaum (New York Times) --
Part 4. Our land and recreation --
The National Park Service (Current Biology) --
Caring for our wilderness areas / Kenneth P. Davis (Current History) --
For a prairie national park / John Noble Wilford (New York Times) --
Nature's nurseries / William E. Burrows (Wall Street Journal) --
Saving the scenery / Burt Schore (Wall Street Journal) --
Part 5. Toward a new public lands policy --
Revising U.S. lands policy / Gladwin Hill (New York Times) --
Public land law review commission recommendation on public land use --
The conflict over public lands / Donald Jackson (Life) --
A blueprint for corporate takeover / Angus McDonald (Not Man Apart) --
A critique of the public land law report / Michael Frome (Field & Stream) --
New goals for public land policy / Michael Frome (Field and Stream) --
The president speaks out / Richard M. Nixon (Congressional Record).
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 43, no. 2.
Responsibility: Edited by Grant S. McClellan.

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"The first section touches on our emerging land use policies. Section II, A Land to Live In, briefly raises the issue of a new urban-rural balance and the building or rebuilding of our cities. Questions of conservation and proper use of our water, forest, and mining resources are dealt with in Section III. Brief refernce in Section IV is made to our national parks, wilderness area, and other scenic Lands." Preface.

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