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This green and growing land : environmental activism in American history

Author: Kevin C Armitage
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Series: American ways series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In This Green and Growing Land: Evnironmental Activism in American History, historian Kevin C. Armitage shows how the story of American enviornmentalism -- part philosophy, part social movement -- is in no small way a story of America itself, the way citizens have self-organizd, how they have thought of their communities and their government, and how they have used their power to protect and enrich the land.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Armitage, Kevin C.
This green and growing land.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield ; [2018]
(OCoLC)995343552
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin C Armitage
ISBN: 9781442237087 1442237082
OCLC Number: 1019708840
Description: 1 online resource (x, 291 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The horns in Dock Creek --
The science and nature of empathy --
A wilderness society --
Progressive publics and the social natural order --
A green New Deal --
Damming the arid West --
The atomic body politic --
Abundance in the age of ecology --
Science denial in the age of global disruption.
Series Title: American ways series.
Responsibility: Kevin C. Armitage.

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In this concise and engaging survey of more than 250 years of American environmental activism to protect the natural world and promote a healthy human society, historian Kevin Armitage tells the  Read more...

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Armitage, professor of history at the University of Miami-Ohio, traces the long history of environmental activism in the U.S. in this comprehensive and accessible volume, highlighting the ways in Read more...

 
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