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Nature's new deal : the Civilian Conservation Corps and the roots of the American environmental movement /

"In Nature's New Deal, Neil M. Maher examines the history of one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's boldest and most successful experiments, the Civilian Conservation Corps, describing it as a turning point both in national politics and in the emergence of modern environmentalism. Indeed, Roosevelt... Full description

Main Author: Maher, Neil M., 1964-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Contents: Introduction : New Deal conservation -- Ideas : Franklin Roosevelt's Progressive Era influences -- Landscape : the evolution of CCC conservation -- Labor : enrollee work and the body politic -- Community : locals and next-door natures -- Nation : the great conservation debate -- Planning : from top-down conservation to bottom-up environment -- Epilogue : New Deal landscapes in the environmental era.
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Neenah Adult New Nonfiction 973.917 M277m Due: 07/28/2014

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