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The Resource First along the river : a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement, Benjamin Kline

First along the river : a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement, Benjamin Kline

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First along the river : a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement
Title
First along the river
Title remainder
a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Kline
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Kline, Benjamin
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Environmentalism
  • Environmental policy
  • Nature
  • Green movement
Label
First along the river : a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement, Benjamin Kline
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-215) and index
Contents
1. Philosophical Foundations -- Biblical Justification for Dominating Nature -- Seeking New Land -- Rational Nature of the World -- Social and Political Thought in the Eighteenth Century -- Conclusion -- 2. The 1400s through the 1700s: Inhabiting a New Land -- Native Americans as Prototypical Environmentalists -- Early Colonial Environmental Attitudes -- Conclusion -- 3. The Early 1800s: Destroying the Frontier -- Manifest Destiny -- Domesticating the Wilderness -- Final Conquest of the West -- Renewed Interest in Nature -- Conclusion -- 4. The Late 1880s: Building an Industrial Nation -- Population Growth and Consumerism -- Devastating the Land -- Overconsumption of Natural Resources -- Voices for Nature -- Conclusion -- 5. The 1900s through the 1930s: Beginnings of the Conservation Movement -- Conservation during the Progressive Era -- Environmental Decay during the Roaring Twenties -- Conservation Policies under Roosevelt's New Deal -- Conclusion -- 6. The 1940s through the 1960s: Prelude to the Green Decade -- Environmental Costs of Scientific Progress in the 1940s -- The Conservative 1950s -- Emerging Voices in the 1960s -- The Environmental Movement Begins to Mobilize -- Conclusion -- 7. The 1970s: The Conservation Movement Matures -- Mainstream and Alternative Environmental Groups -- New Environmental Legislation -- Jimmy Carter and the Envirocrats -- Conclusion -- 8. The 1980s: A Conservative Backlash -- Ronald Reagan's Environmental Deregulation -- George Bush as the Environmental President -- Employment versus the Environment -- Environmental Groups Actions and Reactions -- International Environmental Concern -- Conclusion -- 9. The Early 1990s: Government Retrenchment and Public Apathy -- Environmental Optimism under Bill Clinton -- A Growing Countermovement -- A Green Revival -- A Conservative Resurgence -- Conclusion -- 10. The Late 1990s: The Institutionalization of the Environmental Movement -- Clinton's Moderate Environmental Approach -- Growing Public Concern -- New Activism -- Congressional Action and Inaction -- The Global Future of the Environmental Movement -- Conclusion -- 11. The Environmental Movement in the Post 9/11 World: 2000-2010 -- George W. Bush -- Bush and Changing Regulations -- The Debate and the Gamble -- Barack Obama: The Presidency of ̀Change' -- The Environment and the Presidential Election of 2008 -- Obama and the Environment -- Copenhagen -- Pros and Cons -- NIMBYism -- The BP Oil Spill Disaster -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn670479162
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xi, 227 p.
Isbn
9781442204003
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Lccn
2010043371
System control number
(OCoLC)670479162
Label
First along the river : a brief history of the U.S. environmental movement, Benjamin Kline
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-215) and index
Contents
1. Philosophical Foundations -- Biblical Justification for Dominating Nature -- Seeking New Land -- Rational Nature of the World -- Social and Political Thought in the Eighteenth Century -- Conclusion -- 2. The 1400s through the 1700s: Inhabiting a New Land -- Native Americans as Prototypical Environmentalists -- Early Colonial Environmental Attitudes -- Conclusion -- 3. The Early 1800s: Destroying the Frontier -- Manifest Destiny -- Domesticating the Wilderness -- Final Conquest of the West -- Renewed Interest in Nature -- Conclusion -- 4. The Late 1880s: Building an Industrial Nation -- Population Growth and Consumerism -- Devastating the Land -- Overconsumption of Natural Resources -- Voices for Nature -- Conclusion -- 5. The 1900s through the 1930s: Beginnings of the Conservation Movement -- Conservation during the Progressive Era -- Environmental Decay during the Roaring Twenties -- Conservation Policies under Roosevelt's New Deal -- Conclusion -- 6. The 1940s through the 1960s: Prelude to the Green Decade -- Environmental Costs of Scientific Progress in the 1940s -- The Conservative 1950s -- Emerging Voices in the 1960s -- The Environmental Movement Begins to Mobilize -- Conclusion -- 7. The 1970s: The Conservation Movement Matures -- Mainstream and Alternative Environmental Groups -- New Environmental Legislation -- Jimmy Carter and the Envirocrats -- Conclusion -- 8. The 1980s: A Conservative Backlash -- Ronald Reagan's Environmental Deregulation -- George Bush as the Environmental President -- Employment versus the Environment -- Environmental Groups Actions and Reactions -- International Environmental Concern -- Conclusion -- 9. The Early 1990s: Government Retrenchment and Public Apathy -- Environmental Optimism under Bill Clinton -- A Growing Countermovement -- A Green Revival -- A Conservative Resurgence -- Conclusion -- 10. The Late 1990s: The Institutionalization of the Environmental Movement -- Clinton's Moderate Environmental Approach -- Growing Public Concern -- New Activism -- Congressional Action and Inaction -- The Global Future of the Environmental Movement -- Conclusion -- 11. The Environmental Movement in the Post 9/11 World: 2000-2010 -- George W. Bush -- Bush and Changing Regulations -- The Debate and the Gamble -- Barack Obama: The Presidency of ̀Change' -- The Environment and the Presidential Election of 2008 -- Obama and the Environment -- Copenhagen -- Pros and Cons -- NIMBYism -- The BP Oil Spill Disaster -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn670479162
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xi, 227 p.
Isbn
9781442204003
Isbn Type
(electronic)
Lccn
2010043371
System control number
(OCoLC)670479162

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