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The environmental movement in Germany : prophets and pioneers, 1871-1971

Author: Raymond H Dominick, III
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"German environmentalism did not begin with the emergence of the Green Party in the 1970s. As this book shows, an active environmental movement has existed in Germany for more than a century. Until now, this story has been told only in fragments or not at all, and many have concluded that Germany came late and contributed little to conservation and environmental protection. This book should help to correct that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dominick, Raymond H., 1945-
Environmental movement in Germany.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)654714439
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond H Dominick, III
ISBN: 025331819X 9780253318190
OCLC Number: 24376470
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Origins --
2. Early Organizations and Constituencies --
3. The Volkisch Temptation --
4. Postwar Reconstruction --
5. Radical Readjustments --
6. Recent Constituencies --
7. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Raymond H. Dominick III.

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Shows an active environmental movement that has existed in Germany for more than a century. This title documents the many so-called NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) protests, in which neighbors banded  Read more...

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"This is an important work for understanding the roots of the Green movement in Germany and, in many ways, of environmental movements elsewhere. The book is well organized, readable, and based on Read more...

 
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