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Author Turner, James Morton, 1973-
Title The promise of wilderness : American environmental politics since 1964 / James Morton Turner ; foreword by William Cronon
Publication Info. Seattle, WA : University of Washington, [2012]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  333.7 T    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st edition
Description xviii, 520 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Weyerhaeuser environmental books
Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-506) and index.
Contents Part 1. Wilderness and the origins of modern environmentalism, 1964-1976. Why a wilderness act? ; Speaking for wilderness ; The popular politics of wilderness ; New environmental tools for an old conservation issue -- Part 2. The polarization of American environmental politics, 1977-1994. Alaska : "The last chance to do it right the first time" ; National forests : the polarization of environmental politics ; The public domain : environmental politics and the rise of the new right -- Part 3. Wilderness and a new agenda for the public lands, 1987-2009. From wilderness to public lands reform ; The new prophets of wilderness ; The paths to public lands reform -- Epilogue : Rebuilding the wilderness movement.
Subject Environmental policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States -- 20th century.
Wilderness areas -- United States -- 20th century.
Added Author Cronon, William, author of foreword.
Added Title American environmental politics since 1964
ISBN 9780295991757 (hardback)
0295991755 (hardback)
Standard No. 7350140