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  1. Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Environmentalism

    2nd Edition

    By David Peterson Del Mar

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Why are our environmental problems still growing despite a huge increase in global conservation efforts? Peterson del Mar untangles this paradox by showing how prosperity is essential to environmentalism. Industrialization drove people to look for meaning in nature even as they consumed...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Environmentalism

    By David Peterson Del Mar

    Series: Short Histories of Big Ideas

    Environmental movements have produced some impressive results, including cleaner air and the preservation of selected species and places. But movements that challenged western prosperity and comfort seldom made much progress, and many radical environmentalists&...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

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