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Shades of green : environmental activism around the globe

Author: Christof Mauch; Nathan Stoltzfus; Douglas R Weiner
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.
Series: International environmental history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shades of Green examines the impact of political, economic, religious, and scientific institutions on environmental activism around the world. The book highlights the diversity of national, regional and international environmental activism, showing that the term 'environmentalism' covers an entire range of perceptions, values and interests. It demonstrates that each instance of environmental activism is shaped by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shades of green.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)606518715
Online version:
Shades of green.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)607724490
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christof Mauch; Nathan Stoltzfus; Douglas R Weiner
ISBN: 0742546470 0742546489 9780742546486 9780742546479
OCLC Number: 64486875
Description: xi, 228 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Challenging modernity: the origins of postwar environmental protest in the United States / Frank Zelko. --
Protecting nature and practicing democracy in West Germany: a case study from the Black Forest / Sandra Lynn Chaney. --
From "land" to "place": landscape conservation and environmental activism in the Magaliesberg, South Africa, and Cooper's Creek, Australia / Jane Carruthers. --
Environmental activism in the Soviet context: a social analysis / Douglas R. Weiner. --
Sprouts of environmentalism in China? Government-organized NGOs and green organizations in disguise / Peter Ho. Battles for nature: contesting wildlife conservation in twentieth-century India / Mahesh Rangarajan. --
Forest struggles and forest policy: villagers' environmental activism in Mexico / Daniel J. Klooster. --
Placing local environmental protest within global environmental networks: colonist farmers and sustainable development in the Brazilian Amazon / J. Christopher Brown.
Series Title: International environmental history.
Responsibility: edited by Christof Mauch, Nathan Stoltzfus, and Douglas R. Weiner.
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