Collecting Nature The American Environmental Movement and the Conservation Library (Development of Western Resources) by Andrew G. Kirk

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Published by University Press of Kansas .

Written in English

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  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations,
  • Libraries & information centres,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • United States,
  • 20th century,
  • Conservation Library,
  • Denver Public Library.,
  • Environmental Policy,
  • History

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7763011M
ISBN 100700611231
ISBN 109780700611232

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