The Green Revolution: The Environmental Movement 1962-1992
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The Green Revolution: The Environmental Movement 1962-1992 (Critical Issue)

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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.

The Green Revolution documents the tremendous change in public awareness and attitudes since the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Sale assesses the growth of national environmental organizations and the influence of scientists and t...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 1st 1993 by Hill and Wang
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Mathew Powers
He contradicts himself beyond belief and he continually leaves his thesis to simply move towards activism and politics, which allows for a disjointed book to emerge. It is one thing to be argumentative within the confines of a historical analysis, it is another thing to vacillate between activism and history. If he wanted to write an activism book with a historical background to support his position, great -- do it! If he wants to write history, then do that. Going back and forth is annoying, pl...more
A very nice book that provides a history of the environmental movement, dating back to the origins of American conservationists, up to the popularization of environmental issues with the publishing of Silent Spring and the 1960's.
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