DAVID WOOLNER is Assistant Professor of History and Political Science at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA, and Executive Director of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. HENRY L. HENDERSON is President of Policy Solutions Ltd., an environmental consulting firm based in Chicago, USA, and is Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies at the University of Chicago.
When one thinks of the New Deal era, the issue of the environment does not immediately come to mind. Yet New Deal policies had a huge impact on environmental thinking, defining a new role for the federal government in the scientific management of the natural environment.
Foreword; W.Leuchtenburg Introduction; D.B.Woolner & H.L.Henderson FDR as Environmentalist Grassroots Democracy: FDR and the Land; J.F.Sears The Complex Environmentalist; B.Black The Progressive Era Origins of the Civilian Conservation Corps; N.Maher Agriculture and the Human Community - Conservation: Wilderness New Deal Conservation: A View From the Wilderness; P.Sutter FDR, Hoover and the New Rural Conservation, 1920-1932; S.T.Phillips Law, Policy and Planning The New Deal Roots of Modern Environmentalism; A.Tarlock FDR's Use of the Antiquities Act; J.Leshy Referendum on Planning: Imagining River Conservation in the 1938 TVA Hearings; B.Black FDR and Environmental Leadership; J.R.Lyons A Usable Past Recovering FDR's Environmental Legacy; R.N.L.Andrews Toward a New Deal for Nature - and Nature's People; R.G.Kennedy
Collana: The World of the Roosevelt's
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