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The people's forests

Author: Robert Marshall; Douglas K Midgett
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2002.
Series: American land and life series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Devoted conservationist, environmentalist, and explorer Robert Marshall (1901-1939) was chief of the Division of Recreation and Lands, U.S. Forest Service, when he died at age thirty-eight. Throughout his short but intense life, Marshall helped catalyze the preservation of millions of wilderness acres in all parts of the U.S., inspired countless wilderness advocates, and was a pioneer in the modern environmental  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Marshall; Douglas K Midgett
ISBN: 0877458057 9780877458050
OCLC Number: 48943310
Notes: Originally published: New York : H. Smith and R. Haas, 1933.
Description: xxxvi, 233 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The People's Forests in the Twenty-First Century / Mike Dombeck --
Bob Marshall: The Call to Activism / Douglas K. Midgett --
I. Devastation Sweeping the Country --
II. Forest Values --
Raw Material --
III. Forest Values: Soil and Water Conservation --
IV. Forest Values: Recreation --
V. Forests and Human Happiness --
VI. Private Ownership --
VII. Public Regulation --
VIII. Public Ownership --
IX. Method of Acquisition --
X. Land, Labor, and Livelihood --
XI. Recreational Safeguards --
XII. A Biological Interlude --
XIII. A National Program.
Series Title: American land and life series.
Responsibility: Robert Marshall ; foreword, Mike Dombeck ; biographical essay, Douglas K. Midgett.
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This text makes a case for the public ownership and management of the nation's forests in the face of generations of devastating practices. First published in the 1930s its argument is still current,  Read more...

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