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Conservation and the gospel of efficiency; the progressive conservation movement, 1890-1920.

Author: Samuel P Hays
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1959.
Series: Harvard historical monographs, v. 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bibliographical note": pages [277]-282. Bibliographical footnotes.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hays, Samuel P.
Conservation and the gospel of efficiency.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1959
(OCoLC)647520131
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel P Hays
ISBN: 0674165012 9780674165014
OCLC Number: 4124414
Description: 297 pages 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Store the floods --
Woodman, spare that tree --
Range wars and range conservation --
The public land question --
Taming the nation's rivers --
The conservation crusade --
Conflict over conservation policy --
Organized conservation in decline --
The Corps of Engineers fights water conservation --
Congress rejects coordinated development --
The West against itself --
The conservation movement and the progressive tradition.
Series Title: Harvard historical monographs, v. 40.

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Offers a history of the conservation movement's origins, and provides a context for contemporary environmental problems and possible solutions.  Read more...

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