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Seeing Green : The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images.

Author: Finis Dunaway
Publisher: Chicago University of Chicago Press, 2018. ©2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finis Dunaway is associate professor of history at Trent University, where he teaches courses in US history, visual culture, and environmental studies. He is the author of Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Dunaway, Finis
Seeing Green : The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images
Chicago : University of Chicago Press,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Finis Dunaway
ISBN: 9780226169934 0226169936
OCLC Number: 1058839832
Description: 1 online resource (346 pages)
Contents: Intro --
Contents --
Introduction --
1. Dr. Spock, Daisy Girl, and DDT: A Prehistory of Environmental Icons --
Part One. Earth Day and the Visual Politics of Environmental Crisis --
2. From Santa Barbara to Earth Day --
3. Gas Masks: The Ecological Body under Assault --
4. Pogo: "We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us" --
5. The Crying Indian --
6. The Recycling Logo and the Aesthetics of Environmental Hope --
Part Two. Energy Crises and Emotional Politics --
7. Gas Lines and Power Struggles --
8. Nuclear Meltdown I: The China Syndrome --
9. Nuclear Meltdown II: Three Mile Island --
10. Here Comes the Sun? --
11. Carter's Crisis and the Road Not Taken --
Part Three. Green Goes Mainstream --
12. Environmental Spectacle in a Neoliberal Age --
13. Meryl Streep, the Alar Crisis, and the Rise of Green Consumerism --
14. The Sudden Violence of the Exxon Valdez --
15. Global Crisis, Green Consumers: The Media Packaging of Earth Day 1990 --
Conclusion: The Strange Career of An Inconvenient Truth --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index.

Abstract:

Finis Dunaway is associate professor of history at Trent University, where he teaches courses in US history, visual culture, and environmental studies. He is the author of Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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