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Main Title The politics of conservation /
Author Smith, Frank E. ; Smith, Frank Ellis,
Publisher Pantheon Books,
Year Published 1966
OCLC Number 00546088
Subjects Conservation of natural resources--United States--History. ; Umweltschutz. ; Naturschutz. ; USA.
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EIAM  S930.S56 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 05/30/1992
Collation 338 pages ; 22 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-324) and index.
Contents Notes In America's haphazard system of handling conservation and resources development, "pork barrel" methods often have been the only way of achieving results. Virtually every major conservation success in American history, from the National Park System to the Tennessee Valley Authority, had deep roots in what is traditionally called pork barrel politics. Frank Smith delves into all the great legislative battles won and lost over the issue of protecting America's natural resouces for the greatest public interest of all the people, highlights the personalities of their participants, and makes special note of the strange alliances that sometimes were formed in keeping the battles alive. The way west -- Clinton's Ditch -- The wide country -- Federal responsibility for the land -- The water barrel -- T.R. -- The first crusade -- Democratic conservation -- Pleasuring grounds for the people -- Marking time in the twenties -- Muscle shoals -- Built for the people of the United States -- F.D.R. -- Labored progress -- From pause to movement -- Today and tomorrow.
Place Published New York,
PUB Date Free Form {1966}
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 66010411 //r76
Merged OCLC records 622637514
OCLC Time Stamp 19920526100631
Language ENG
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 00615cam 22002051 45020