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Chronology of Americans and the Environment (Hardcover)

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Environmental issues such as deforestation, water pollution, extinction of indigenous animal species, and climate change have long existed in the United States. Fortunately, the American people and their government have demonstrated a willingness to address environmental concerns.

Chronology of Americans and the Environment encompasses more than four centuries of dynamic and transformational environmental change that illustrate the central importance of the environment, natural resources, and nature throughout American history. The author provides a chronological overview of the significant events, major figures, and public policy developments throughout the history of our relationship with the environment, illustrating the sequence of historical events, cultural ideas, and trends that have led Americans to take action to protect the environment and public health. This book also touches upon prehistoric occurrences and events prior to the arrival of European explorers that provide context for Native American ideas and attitudes toward nature.

About the Author


Chris J. Magoc is associate professor of history and chair of the department of history at Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781598844115
ISBN-10: 1598844113
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publication Date: February 18th, 2011
Pages: 190
Language: English
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