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The Resource Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America, Ian Tyrrell, (electronic resource)

Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America, Ian Tyrrell, (electronic resource)

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Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America
Title
Crisis of the wasteful nation
Title remainder
empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America
Statement of responsibility
Ian Tyrrell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Tyrrell, Ian R
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
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  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservation of natural resources
Label
Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America, Ian Tyrrell, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The origins of alarm. Alarmism and the wasteful nation ; American conservation and the "world movement": networks, personnel, and the international context -- The new empire and the rise of conservation. Colonies, natural resources, and geopolitical thought in the new empire ; Encountering the tropical world: the impact of empire ; Energy and empire: shadows of the fossil fuel revolution ; Dynamic geography: irrigation, waterways, and the inland empire ; The problem of the soils and the problem of the toilers ; Conservation, scenery, and the sustainability of nature ; Lessons for living: Irving Fisher, national vitality, and human conservation -- The global vision of Theodore Roosevelt and its fate. To the halls of Europe: the African safari and Roosevelt's campaign to conserve nature (while killing it) ; Something big: Theodore Roosevelt and global conservation ; "A senseless and mischievous fad?": from alarm to sobriety as a nation takes stock -- Epilogue. The present, the future, and the power of contingency in human life
Control code
EBC1863794
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226197760
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896701831
Label
Crisis of the wasteful nation : empire and conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America, Ian Tyrrell, (electronic resource)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/eui/detail.action?docID=1863794
Publication
Note
Some ProQuest eBooks are restricted to a maximum of 3 or 1 concurrent users. When the limit is reached, you will see a message 'Sorry this book is in use'. Please try again later or contact a librarian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The origins of alarm. Alarmism and the wasteful nation ; American conservation and the "world movement": networks, personnel, and the international context -- The new empire and the rise of conservation. Colonies, natural resources, and geopolitical thought in the new empire ; Encountering the tropical world: the impact of empire ; Energy and empire: shadows of the fossil fuel revolution ; Dynamic geography: irrigation, waterways, and the inland empire ; The problem of the soils and the problem of the toilers ; Conservation, scenery, and the sustainability of nature ; Lessons for living: Irving Fisher, national vitality, and human conservation -- The global vision of Theodore Roosevelt and its fate. To the halls of Europe: the African safari and Roosevelt's campaign to conserve nature (while killing it) ; Something big: Theodore Roosevelt and global conservation ; "A senseless and mischievous fad?": from alarm to sobriety as a nation takes stock -- Epilogue. The present, the future, and the power of contingency in human life
Control code
EBC1863794
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226197760
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)896701831

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