Green versus Gold
Sources in California's Environmental History
By (author) Carolyn Merchant
Green versus Gold by Carolyn Merchant
Book DescriptionGreen Versus Gold provides a compelling look at California's environmental history from its Native American past to conflicts and movements of recent decades. Carolyn Merchant has brought together primary sources and interpretive essays to create a comprehensive picture of the history of ecological and human interactions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781559635806
(229mm x 165mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Carolyn Merchant
Carolyn Merchant is professor of environmental history, philosophy, and ethics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of numerous books including "The Death of Nature" (Harper San Francisco, 1990) and "Earthcare" (Routledge, 1995).
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