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Main Title Nature's nation : an environmental history of the United States /
Author Opie, John,
Publisher Harcourt Brace College Publishers,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 38950531
ISBN 0155002198; 9780155002197
Subjects United States--Environmental conditions--History. ; Environmental policy--United States--History. ; Ecology. ; Historische Umweltforschung.--(DE-588)4291560-0 ; Umwelt.--(DE-588)4061616-2 ; Umweltpolitik.--(DE-588)4078523-3 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7
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Table of contents http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=009145437&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  GE150.O65 1998 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/11/2004
Collation xxii, 517 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes "O strange new wolrd!" -- World we have lost : people of the land -- Federal geography -- When the United States was an undeveloped country -- Unifying American space -- Romantic America and utopianism : laying claim to paradise -- Determining America's environmental future : the rush to industrialize -- Reshaping the nation : the built environment and public works -- Environmental costs of industrial America : cities and landscapes in trouble -- From nature's water to public works water : America becomes a hydraulic civilization -- Hitting on the wall : environmental limits in Appalachia and on the High Plains. Recovering "original America" : the wilderness movement -- Environmentalism enters the American mainstream : environmental science, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, and public awareness -- Risk and regulation : environmentalism enters the modern era -- Into the twenty-first century : the United States and the global environment. Nature's Nation examines our consumer-based industrial and urban society and notes the heavy price paid to create this by placing the political, economic, social and cultural development of the U.S within an environmental framework.
Place Published Fort Worth :
PUB Date Free Form c1998.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 97073575
OCLC Time Stamp 20040608112940
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02023cam 2200337 a 45010