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A documentary history of conservation in America.

Robert McHenry

A documentary history of conservation in America.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History -- Sources,
    • Ecology -- United States -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Robert McHenry, with Charles Van Doren. Introd. by Lorus and Margery Milne.
      ContributionsVan Doren, Charles Lincoln, 1926- joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS930 .M18
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 422 p.
      Number of Pages422
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5318582M
      LC Control Number72168342

        Meant to be a supplement to American history textbooks, this collection of primary sources is the first in a set of two volumes covering first contact through the Reconstruction. Shi (history, Furman U.) and Mayer (history, Duquesne U.) compile about documents from political, social, and cultural sources such as eyewitness accounts, public Author: David Emory Shi, Holly A. Mayer.   In addition to writing three volumes in the young adult series Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, she is the author of Land of Many Hands: Women in the American West and the award-winning Elizabeth Cady Stanton: "The Right Is Ours". “The Future of Conservation in America is a call to action by two of the professional leaders most qualified to write it. The ongoing populist assaults on America’s parks and wildlands is nothing less than a threat to a key part of our culture. Still worse, its effects will be irreversible.


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