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Nature's new deal : the Civilian Conservation Corps and the roots of the American environmental movement

Author: Neil M Maher
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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"In Nature's New Deal, Neil M. Maher examines the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps, describing it as a turning point both in national politics and in the emergence of modern environmentalism. Indeed, Roosevelt addressed both the economic and environmental crises by putting Americans to work at conserving natural resources, through the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil M Maher
ISBN: 9780195306019 0195306015 9780195392418 0195392418 9780199867820 0199867828
OCLC Number: 82472952
Description: x, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : New Deal conservation --
Ideas : Franklin Roosevelt's Progressive Era influences --
Landscape : the evolution of CCC conservation --
Labor : enrollee work and the body politic --
Community : locals and next-door natures --
Nation : the great conservation debate --
Planning : from top-down conservation to bottom-up environment --
Epilogue : New Deal landscapes in the environmental era.
Responsibility: Neil M. Maher.
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/82472952#Review\/-1940187403<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/82472952<\/a>> ; # Nature\'s new deal : the Civilian Conservation Corps and the roots of the American environmental movement<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"In Nature\'s New Deal, Neil M. Maher examines the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt\'s boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps, describing it as a turning point both in national politics and in the emergence of modern environmentalism. Indeed, Roosevelt addressed both the economic and environmental crises by putting Americans to work at conserving natural resources, through the Soil Conservation Service, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the Civilian Conservation Corps (or CCC). The CCC created public landscapes - natural terrain altered by federal work projects - that helped environmentalism blossom after World War II, Maher notes. Millions of Americans devoted themselves to a new vision of conservation, one that went beyond the old model of simply maximizing the efficient use of natural resources, to include the promotion of human health through outdoor recreation, wilderness preservation, and ecological balance. And yet, as Maher explores the rise and development of the CCC, he also shows how the critique of its campgrounds, picnic areas, hiking trails, and motor roads framed the debate over environmentalism to this day. From the colorful life at CCC camps to political discussions in the White House and the philosophical debates dating back to John Muir and Frederick Law Olmsted, Nature\'s New Deal captures a key moment in the emergence of modern environmentalism.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n