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RECORD NUMBER: 191 OF 557
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Environmental issues in American history : a reference guide with primary documents /|
|Author||Magoc, Chris J.,|
|ISBN||0313322082 (alk. paper); 9780313322082|
|Subjects||United States--Environmental conditions--History--Sources. ; Human ecology--United States--History--Sources. ; Nature conservation--United States--History--Sources. ; Environmental protection--United States--History--Sources.|
|Collation||xxxv, 328 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -323) and index.
Nature as a commodity : Native Americans, white settlers, and the Land Ordinance of 1785 -- Controlling water in the early industrialization of New England -- Scientific forestry and the emergence of conservation -- Property rights, technology, and environmental protection : hydraulic gold miners v. farmers in California -- Wildlife conservation : the slaughter and salvation of the bison -- "Reclaiming" the arid West -- Preservation vs. conservation : the epic fight over Yosemite's Hetch-Hetchy Valley -- Progressive women and "municipal housekeeping" : Caroline Bartlett Crane's fight for improved meat inspection -- Getting the lead out : public health and the debate over tetraethyl leaded gasoline -- Causes and consequences of the dust bowl -- The Donora disaster and the problem of air pollution -- Rachel Carson, Cesar Chavez, and the pesticide debate -- Love Canal and the grassroots movement against toxic waste -- The Endangered Species Act : the rights of nature? -- Three Mile Island and the search for a national energy policy.