Natural Protest: Essays on the History of American Environmentalism (New Directions in American History) (Paperback)

Natural Protest: Essays on the History of American Environmentalism (New Directions in American History) By Michael Egan (Editor), Jeff Crane (Editor) Cover Image
By Michael Egan (Editor), Jeff Crane (Editor)
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Description


From Jamestown to 9/11, concerns about the landscape, husbanding of natural resources, and the health of our environment have been important to the American way of life. Natural Protest is the first collection of original essays to offer a cohesive social and political examination of environmental awareness, activism, and justice throughout American history. Editors Michael Egan and Jeff Crane have selected the finest new scholarship in the field, establishing this complex and fascinating subject firmly at the forefront of American historical study.

Focused and thought-provoking, Natural Protest presents a cutting-edge perspective on American environmentalism and environmental history, providing an invaluable resource for anyone concerned about the ecological fate of the world around us.

About the Author


Michael Egan is Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the director of the Sustainable Future History Project at McMaster University. He is the author of Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: The Remaking of American Environmentalism. Jeff Crane is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Sam Houston State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780415962698
ISBN-10: 0415962692
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 28th, 2008
Pages: 344
Language: English
Series: New Directions in American History