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Author Brinkley, Douglas.
Title Rightful heritage : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America / Douglas Brinkley.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 2  973.917 B    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 744 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : charts, illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 638-717) and index.
Contents Part one: The education of a Hudson River conservationist, 1882-1932. "All that is in me goes back to the Hudson" ; "I just wish I could be at home to help mark the trees" ; "He knew every tree, every rock, and every stream" ; "Wise use" ; "Nothing like Mother Nature" ; "A twice-born man" -- Part two: New Deal conservation, 1933-1936. "They've made the good earth better" ; "He did not wait to ask questions, but simply said that it should be done" ; "Roosevelt is my shepherd" ; "The year of the National Park" ; "A duck for every puddle" ; "Sooner or later, you are likely to meet the sign of the flying goose" ; "We are going to conserve soil, conserve water, and conserve life" -- Part three: Conservation expansion, 1937-1939. "While you're gittin', git a-plenty" ; "I hope the son-of-a-bitch who logged that is roasting in hell" ; "Perpetuated for posterity" ; "To benefit wildlife" -- Part four: World War II and global conservation, 1940-1945. "An abundance of wild things" ; "The army must find a different nesting place!" ; "Conservation is a basis of permanent peace" -- Epilogue: "Where the sundial stands" -- Appendix: National Park system areas affected under reorganization of August 10, 1933 ; National Wildlife Refuges established under Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945 ; National Parks and National Monuments created by Franklin D. Roosevelt following the reorganization of August 10, 1933 ; Establishment and modification of National Forest boundaries by Franklin D. Roosevelt, March 1933 to April 1945 ; The nine Civilian Conservation Corps areas : Civilian Conservation Corps-- basic facts.
Subject Nature conservation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History.
Added Title Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America
ISBN 9780062089236 (hardcover) :
0062089234 (hardcover) :