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George Perkins Marsh

Prophet of Conservation

George Perkins Marsh( )
Author: Lowenthal, David
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-97942-7
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

George Perkins Marsh (1801?1882) was the first to reveal the menace of environmental misuse, to explain its causes, and to prescribe reforms. David Lowenthal here offers fresh insights, from new sources, into Marsh's career and shows his relevance today, in a book which has its roots in but wholly supersedes Lowenthal's earlier biography George Perkins Marsh: Versatile Vermonter (1958). Marsh's devotion to the repair of nature, to the concerns of working people, to...
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Book Details
Pages:632
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1 x 1 x 1.76 Inches
Book Weight:2.45 Pounds



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