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The Fight to Save the Redwoods
A History of the Environmental Reform, 19171978
Susan R. Schrepfer
The roots of California's Save-the-Redwoods League and the Sierra Club
"Anyone involved in current environmental debate and action will find The Fight to Save the Redwoods an important and useful history of the conservation movement."Environment
"This is not a simple or ordinary history of a conservation crusade. Schrepfer very ably traces the changes in scientific wisdom from nineteenth-century romanticism and teleological evolutionism to more current ecological dynamismand the influence of those intellectual developments on political history. . . . The subject is importantmuch broader than the title suggestsand so is the book."American Historical Review
"It will be informative even to those who were deeply involved in the redwood warson either side."California History
Susan R. Schrepfer is associate professor of history at Rutgers University.
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LC: 81-069828 SD
358 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 1/2
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