The Roots of Environmental Consciousness: Popular Tradition and Personal Experience
Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson
Routledge, Sep 11, 2002 - History - 240 pages
This book examines the roots of contemporary environmental consciousness and action in terms of both popular experience and tradition. A wide range of geographical and thematic case-studies explore the myth, tradition and collective memory that shape our environmental thought.
Containing a wealth of empirical source material, this book will be invaluable for sociologists and historians alike.
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