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The State and Nature: Voices Heard, Voices Unheard in America's Environmental Dialogue

 
 
 
 
The State and Nature: Voices Heard, Voices Unheard in America's Environmental Dialogue
Author: Jeanne Nienaber Clarke - Hanna J. Cortner
ISBN 13: 9780130289087
ISBN 10: 130289086
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-05-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 357
List Price: $133.40
 
 

Essays collected here trace the 200-year history of environmental policy in the US. Selections are organized into seven historical eras, and are accompanied by biographical sketches of authors and comments linking the readings to events of the time period. The selection of readings is based on the belief that a fundamental relationship exists between the state, its political institutions and processes, and the natural environment. Authors include Andrew Jackson, Gifford Pinchot, Rachel Carson, Cesar Chavez, and Ronald Reagan. Clarke is affiliated with the University of Arizona. Cortner is affiliated with Northern Arizona University. This work lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)