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Perspectives on conservation; essays on America's natural resources,

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith; Henry Jarrett; Resources for the Future.
Publisher: Baltimore, Published for Resources for the Future by the Johns Hopkins Press [1958]
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Perspectives on conservation.
Baltimore, Published for Resources for the Future by the Johns Hopkins Press [1958]
(OCoLC)608574331
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith; Henry Jarrett; Resources for the Future.
OCLC Number: 964723
Notes: "Based on the papers prepared by authorities who participated in the 1958 RFF forum."
Description: xii, 260 pages 24 cm
Contents: Main lines of thought and action / Ernest S. Griffith --
Pioneers and principles / Samuel T. Dana --
The changing context of the problems / Henry C. Hart --
The mythology of conservation / Samuel P. Hays --
The inexhaustible resource of technology / Thomas B. Nolan --
Technology on the land / Byron T. Shaw --
Malthus' main thesis still holds / Robert C. Cook --
The barrier of cost / Harry A. Curtis --
How much should a country consume? / John K. Galbraith --
The crucial value problems / Philip M. Hauser --
Ethics, aesthetics, and the balance of nature / Paul B. Sears --
The city's challenge in resource use / Luther Gulick --
Some problems in city planning / Joseph L. Intermaggio --
Our need of breathing space / Sigurd F. Olson --
Selective opportunism, the surest way / Abel Wolman --
The political economy of resource use / Edward S. Mason --
The broadening base of resource policy / Robert W. Hartley --
Policy criteria for petroleum / Minor S. Jameson, Jr. --
The waning role of laissez faire / Bushrod W. Allin --
Broader bases for choice : the next key move / Gilbert F. White --
Can we still afford a separate resources policy? / Charles M. Hardin --
The plus side of the record / Robert E. Merriam --
The federal responsibility for leadership / William Pincus.
Responsibility: by John Kenneth Galbraith [and others] Edited by Henry Jarrett.

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