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  • Issitt, Micah L., author.
     
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  • Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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  • Climatic changes -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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  • Wildlife conservation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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  • Energy security -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources.
     
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    The environment / Micah L. Issitt.
    by Issitt, Micah L., author.
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    Amenia, New York : Grey House Publishing, Incorporated, [2019]
    Subjects
  • Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- Sources.
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  • Climatic changes -- United States -- History -- Sources.
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  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- History -- Sources.
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  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History -- Sources.
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  • Wildlife conservation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
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  • Energy security -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources.
  • ISBN: 
    9781682179536
    1682179532
    Description: 
    xxxii, 783 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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    Introduction -- Historical timeline -- 1. Pre-American ecology: environmental alteration is addressed (1100-1854) -- 2. Colonial environmentalism: the first land use and timber regulations (1681) -- 3. Transcending society: the sacrament of wilderness (1862) -- 4. The national park system: preserving wilderness for public use (1865) -- 5. Animals and the environment: creation of the ASPCA (1866) -- 6. The timber barons: profit vs. sustainability (1889) -- 7. The conservationists: save what is left of the forests (1901) -- 8. Naturalist in the capital, Theodore Roosevelt: American wilderness as America's cultural heritage (1908) -- 9. The park service: reforming the federal park management system (1908) -- 10. Lobbyists for life: devastating effects form unlikely alliance (1936) -- 11. The whole of the wild: interconnectiveness of nature (1944) -- 12. Change is in the air : the first Air Pollution Control Act (1955) -- 13. Environmental progress : synthetic pesticides and corporate accountability (1962) -- 14. The new danger: the protection of endangered species (1966) -- 15. Smoke on the water: the Environmental Protection Agency (1970) -- 16. The environmental days: the first Earth Day (1970) -- 17. Beyond the government: Greenpeace makes international headlines (1975) -- 18. Pollution solutions: changes in the automobile industry (1970) -- 19. Ozone depletion: success of the Montreal Protocol (1987) -- 20. Climate chaos part I: the first warning is sounded (1847) -- 21. Climate chaos part II climate-change denial (1980s-2000s) -- 22. Globalizing environmentalism: international conferences (1972-2017) -- 23. Oceans in the balance: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (1997) -- 24. Urbane ecology: development of green cities (1800s-present) -- 25. Renewing perspectives: harnessing wind, water, and sun (1960s-present) -- 26. Cyclic waste: reduce, reuse, recycle (1970s-present) -- 27. America's black heart: the debate over coal (2017) -- 28. Leaving the environment behind: environmental policies rolled back (2017).
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    This book examines shifting public opinion on the environment throughout history, and traces the path of how Americans think about the environment, with each chapter providing insightful commentary on a selected primary source. A comprehensive timeline of significant events related to environmental history and regulation from antiquity to 2018, as well as sidebars that offer valuable background information, are also included. (Publisher)
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    Opinions throughout history;
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