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Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement

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The Great Depression coincided with a wave of natural disasters, including the Dust Bowl and devastating floods of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Recovering from these calamities--and preventing their reoccurrence--was a major goal of the New Deal. In Nature's New Deal , Neil M. Maher examines the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps, describing it as a turning point both in national politics and in the emergence of modern environmentalism. ...

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Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement
2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195392418

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Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement
2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195306019

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