Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism
By (author) Char Miller
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Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism by Char Miller
Book DescriptionThis new biography, the first in more than three decades, offers a fresh interpretation of the life and work of the famed conservationist and Progressive politician. In addition to considering Gifford Pinchot's role in the environmental movement, historian Char Miller sets forth an engaging description and analysis of the man-his character, passions, and personality-and the larger world through which he moved. The author brings together insights from cultural and social history and recently discovered primary sources to support a new interpretation of Gifford Pinchot, whose activism not only helped define environmental politics in early twentieth century America but remains strikingly relevant today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781559638234
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Shearwater Books,US
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Char Miller
Char Miller is professor and chair of the history department at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is co-author of The Greatest Good: 100 Years of Forestry in America (Society of American Foresters, 1999), and editor of Fluid Arguments: Five Centuries of Western Water Conflict (University of Arizona Press, 2001).
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