The Roots of Environmental Consciousness: Popular Tradition and Personal Experience

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Stephen Hussey, Paul Richard Thompson
Routledge, 2000 - Nature - 226 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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About the author (2000)

Hussey is Essex County Lecturer in History at the University of Essex.

Paul Thompson is research professor in sociology at the University of Essex and a fellow at the Institute of Community Studies, London. He is founder-editor of Oral History, and founder of the National Life Story Collection, British Library National Sound Archive. His previous publications include The Voice of the Past and The Edwardians.

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