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Author Markham, William T., 1946-

Title Environmental Organizations in Modern Germany : Hardy Survivors in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
Published New York : Berghahn Books, Inc., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (421 pages)
Series Monographs in German History, 21
Contents Title page-Environmental organizations in mofern Germany; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Ch 1-Introduction; Ch 2-Environmental organizations; Ch 3-The origins of nature protection organizations in Germany; Ch 4-Nazism, the war and its aftermath; Ch 5-Confrontation and counterculture; Ch 6-Nature and environmental protection eastern-style; Ch 7-New challenges at century's end; ch 8-The social context of environmental organizations at the beginning of a new century; Ch 9-Major environmental organizations in Germany; Ch 10-Dilemmas of Internal Structure
Ch 11-Dilemmas of resource acquisitionCh 12-Dilemmas of goals and strategies; Ch 13-Concluding observations; References; Index
Summary German environmental organizations have doggedly pursued environmental protection through difficult times: hyperinflation and war, National Socialist rule, postwar devastation, state socialism in the GDR, and confrontation with the authorities during the 1970s and 1980s. The author recounts the fascinating and sometimes dramatic story of these organizations from their origins at the end of the nineteenth century to the present, with an analysis of the issues and strategic decisions that confront them at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The book describes how environmental organizatio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [345]-395) and index
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Subject Environmental protection -- Germany -- History -- Societies, etc.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857450301 (electronic bk)
1845454472 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780857450302 (electronic bk)
9781845454470 (hardback : alk. paper)