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Modern American Environmentalists free pdf "Modern American Environmentalists" profiles the lives and contributions of nearly 140 major figures during the twentieth-century environmental movement. Included are iconic environmentalists such as Rachel Carson, E. O. Wilson, Gifford Pinchot, and Al Gore, and important but less expected names, including John Steinbeck and Allen Ginsberg. The entries recount how each individual became active in environmental conservation, detail his or her significant contributions, trace the influence of each on future efforts, and discuss the person's legacy. The individuals selected for the book displayed either an unparalleled commitment to the conservation, preservation, restoration, and enhancement of the natural environment or made a major contribution to the growth of environmentalism during its first century. With a foreword by environmental historian Everett I. Mendolsohn, a timeline of key environmental events, a supplementary index organized by specialization, and a bibliography of groundbreaking works, this biographical encyclopedia is a handy and complete guide to the major people involved in the modern American environmental movement.

About George A. Cevasco

George A. Cevasco (1924-2008) was a professor of English at St. John's University and the author or editor of numerous books, including Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists and The 1890s: An Encyclopedia of British Literature, Art, and Culture. Richard P. Harmond was an associate professor of history at St. John's College. He coedited Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists and coauthored Environmentalism and the Government.

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Author : George A. Cevasco
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 16 June 2009
ISBN : 0801891523
EAN : 9780801891526
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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