The Green Revolution by Kirkpatrick Sale
The American Environmental Movement, 1962-1992 (A Critical Issue)

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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.

The Green Revolution documents the tremendous change in public awareness and attitudes since the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Sale assesses the growth of national environmental organizations and the influence of scientists and their theories about global warming, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, toxic waste, and biodiversity. And he shows how environmental concerns affect all levels of society and much of our government's legislative and regulatory work.

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Kirkpatrick Sale is a contributing editor for The Nation and the author of nine previous books, including Dwellers in the Land: The Bioregional Vision, Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Conquest, and Rebels Against the Future: The Luddites and Their War on the Industrial Revolution. He is the secretary of the E. F. Schumacher Society.
Published July 1, 1993 by Hill and Wang. 124 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Noted environmentalist Sale ( Dwellers in the Land ) here offers a brief but effective survey of American environmentalism.

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