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The environment and science : social impact and interaction

Author: Christian C Young
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005.
Series: Science and society (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A look at the historical relationship between science, social attitudes and public policy as it pertains to environmental issues from the 17th century to the present. The book features biographical sketches of major contributors to the study of human/environment interaction.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, Christian C.
Environment and science.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005
(DLC) 2005002771
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian C Young
ISBN: 1576079643 9781576079645 1280713305 9781280713309 9786610713301 6610713308
OCLC Number: 60384764
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Exploring a World of Possibilities; 2 Realizing Nature's Potential; 3 From Natural History to Government-Sponsored Science; 4 Ecology and the Foundations of Environmental Science; 5 Radioactive Nature; 6 Environmental Science and the Challenge of Environmentalism, ; 7 Environmental Science on a Global Scale; 8 Environmental Science at the End of Nature; Index.
Series Title: Science and society (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Responsibility: Christian C. Young.
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A fascinating look at the historical relationship between environmental issues and scientific study, social attitudes, and public policy from the 17th century to the present.  Read more...


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"Drawing on the arts, religion, and the full range of sciences, this book is a valuable source for all who wish to understand the most pressing issues in this area." - Abstracts of Public Read more...

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