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Saving the Planet: The American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century

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Hal Rothman chronicles the American response to the environment in the 20th century, showing how the idea of conservation management was transformed after World War II into a program for "quality of life." His cogent narrative history is punctuated throughout with accounts of crucial episodes in the growth of environmentalism--Hetch-Hetchy, the Echo Park Dam, the oil spill at Santa Barbara, Love Canal, and others. "A thoughtful tracking of the American environmental sympathies during this century."--Kirkus Reviews. American ...

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Saving the Planet: The American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century
2001, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566633017

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Saving the Planet: The American Response to the Environment in the Twentieth Century
2000, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566632881

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