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From Apocalypse to Way of Life : Environmental Crisis in the American Century.

Author: Frederick Buell
Publisher: Florence Taylor and Francis, 2004. ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From Apocalypse to Way of Life is a comprehensive and in depth survey of environmental crisis as it has been understood for the last four decades. Buell recounts the growing number of ecological and social problems critical for the environment, and the impact that the growing experience with, and understanding of, them has had on American politics, society and culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Buell, Frederick
From Apocalypse to Way of Life : Environmental Crisis in the American Century
Florence : Taylor and Francis,c2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Buell
ISBN: 9780203484937 0203484932
OCLC Number: 1058438590
Description: 1 online resource (406 pages)
Contents: Book Cover --
Half-Title --
Title --
Copyright --
Dedication --
CONTENTS --
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
PREFACE: THE DECADE OF CRISIS --
Part I Contesting Crisis --
CHAPTER 1 The Politics of Denial --
CHAPTER 2 Taking Crisis Seriously? --
Part II Elaborating Crisis --
An Introductory Caution --
CHAPTER 3 Natures in Crisis, Part 1: An Inventory of the External World --
CHAPTER 4 Natures in Crisis, Part 2: Deepening Intimacy --
CHAPTER 5 Environmental Crisis as a Social Crisis --
CHAPTER 6 Crisis History: From Prophecy to Risk, from Apocalypse to Dwelling Place --
Part III Imagining Crisis --
CHAPTER 7 The Culture of Hyperexuberance --
CHAPTER 8 Representing Crisis: Environmental Crisis in Popular Fiction and Film --
Ecoapocalypse: Encountering the End of Everything --
Getting Off on Catastrophe: Postmodernity and the Cyberpunk Generation --
Struggling with the End of Nature --
Beyond the Future: The Diffusion of Environmental Crisis in U.S. Popular Culture --
CHAPTER 9 Taking Crisis Seriously: Environmental Crisis and Contemporary Literature --
Appendix --
NOTES --
INDEX.

Abstract:

From Apocalypse to Way of Life is a comprehensive and in depth survey of environmental crisis as it has been understood for the last four decades. Buell recounts the growing number of ecological and social problems critical for the environment, and the impact that the growing experience with, and understanding of, them has had on American politics, society and culture.

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