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Author Hays, Samuel P., author

Title Conservation and the gospel of efficiency : the progressive conservation movement, 1890-1920 / Samuel P. Hays
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999


Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Series University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections. PPiU
University of Pittsburgh Press Digital Editions. PPiU
Contents I. Introduction -- II. Store the floods -- III. Woodman, spare that tree -- IV. Range wars and range conservation -- V. The public land question -- VI. Taming the nation's rivers -- VII. The conservation crusade -- VIII. The conflict over conservation policy -- IX. Organized conservation in decline -- X. The corps of engineers fights water conservation -- XI. Congress rejects coordinated development -- XII. The West against itself -- XIII. The conservation movement and the progressive tradition -- Bibliographical note -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-282) and index
Subject Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History
Environmental policy -- United States -- History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
Conservation of natural resources.
Environmental policy.
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585043914