The quiet crisis / Stewart L. Udall ; Introduction by John F. Kennedy.


[1st ed.].. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963.

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Subjects Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History.
Conservation of natural resources.
Ecology.
United States.
Description xiii, 209 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1963.
Notes Also issued online.
Summary Reviews the men who explored our continent, and the greatnames of conservation history from George Perkins Marsh to Gifford Pinchot, as well reviewing the raiders and despoilers, the problems of preserving green spaces in cities as well as countrysides, and problems of water andair pollution.
Contents The land wisdom of the Indians -- The birth of a land policy : Thomas Jefferson -- The White Indians : Daniel Boone, Jed Smith, and the mountain men -- The stir of conscience : Thoreau and the naturalists -- The raid of resources -- The beginning of wisdom : George Perkins Marsh -- The beginning of action : Carl Schurz and John Wesley Powell -- The woodlands : Pinchot and the foresters -- Wild and park lands : John Miuir -- Men must act : The Roosevelts and politics -- Individual action : organizers and philanthropists -- Cities in trouble : Frederick Law Olmsted -- Conservation and the future -- Notes on a land ethic for tomorrow.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)342679
(OCoLC)ocm00342679
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WorldCat Identities Udall, Stewart L.
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