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Author Hudson, Mark, 1971 June 27-

Title Fire management in the American West : forest politics and the rise of megafires / Mark Hudson
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 214 pages)
Contents The Social Dimensions of Wildfire -- Forester-Kings? Fire Suppression and the State -- Managing in the Wake of the Ax -- Out of the Frying Pan : Catastrophic Fire as a "Crisis of Crisis Management" -- The Weight of Past Weakness : Prospects for Ecological Modernization in Fire Management -- Conclusion: The Chronic Parolee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United States. Forest Service -- History.
Forest products industry -- Environmental aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Forest products industry -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- Political aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Wildfires -- West (U.S.) -- Prevention -- History -- Sources.
Wildfires -- West (U.S.) -- Prevention -- History.
West (U.S.) -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011019915
ISBN 1607320894 (electronic bk.)
9781607320890 (electronic bk.)