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The Promise of Wilderness - a book by Turner, James Morton

The Promise of Wilderness

American Environmental Politics Since 1964

The Promise of Wilderness( )
Author: Turner, James Morton
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

From Denali's majestic slopes to the Great Swamp of central New Jersey, protected wilderness areas make up nearly twenty percent of the parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other public lands that cover a full fourth of the nation's territory. But wilderness is not only a place. It is also one of the most powerful and troublesome ideas in American environmental thought, representing everything from sublime beauty and patriotic inspiration to a countercultural ideal and an...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Wilderness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.597 Pounds

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