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Driven Wild

How the Fight Against Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness Movement

Driven Wild( )
Author: Sutter, Paul S.
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-98219-9
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

In its infancy, the movement to protect wilderness areas in the United States was motivated less by perceived threats from industrial and agricultural activities than by concern over the impacts of automobile owners seeking recreational opportunities in wild areas. Countless commercial and government purveyors vigorously promoted the mystique of travel to breathtakingly scenic places, and roads and highways were built to facilitate such travel. By the early 1930s, New Deal public...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Wilderness
Transportation / Automotive / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds



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