The Greening of a Nation?: Environmentalism in the United States Since 1945

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998 - Political Science - 219 pages
The first balanced look at the evolution and significance of environmentalism, THE GREENING OF A NATION demonstrates the many attitudes Americans have held toward nature, as well as how these attitudes have created the social and cultural concerns of the post-1945 era. The text synthesizes the many facets of environmentalism in an even-handed manner, showing both the triumphs and shortcomings of the concept.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter
7
Conservation and the Quiet Afterglow
15
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

He is a leading historian of the American West, especially of the environment in the West. Holding a Ph. D. in American studies from the University of Texas, he teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His book Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth Century American West received the Western Writers of America's Spur Award for Best Contemporary Non-Fiction in 1999.

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