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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

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