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Main Title Moment in the sun; a report on the deteriorating quality of the American environment
Author Rienow, Robert,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Rienow, Leona Train
Publisher Dial Press,
Year Published 1967
OCLC Number 00262071
Subjects Conservation of natural resources--United States. ; United States--Social conditions--1945- ; Human ecology. ; Environment.
Additional Subjects Human ecology ; Natural resources--U.S ; Natural resources--United States ; U. S.--Social conditions--1945- ; United States--Social conditions--1945-
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELDM  S930.R5 CCTE/GLTED Library/Duluth,MN 05/04/2005
Collation xii, 286 pages 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-275).
Contents Notes
Perspective -- Zenith -- Shadows at noon -- The hidden price -- Stoking stomachs -- The devouring of our environment -- Ecology -- the relentless science -- Space and sprawl -- The great American thirst -- Ravished wonders -- Flight into eternity -- One tarnished standard of living -- The city syndrome -- The ultimate horror -- a septic world -- 38 cigarettes a day -- Crisis in beauty -- The redemption of beauty -- The destruction of ourselves -- Noise, nerves, and neurotics -- Our rising standard of poisons -- The death of dignity -- The great hoax -- Growth, greed, and gung ho -- To the rescue: the seas! -- To the rescue: the sciences! -- Prolonging our moment in the sun. Critical analysis of what we have done and are doing to our natural resources.