Shades of Green: Environment Activism Around the Globe / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
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Shades of Green examines the impact of political, economic, religious, and scientific institutions on environmental activism around the world. The book highlights the diversity of national, regional and international environmental activism, showing that the term 'environmentalism' covers an entire range of perceptions, values and interests. It demonstrates that each instance of environmental activism is shaped by historically unique circumstances, highlighting within each chapter the ideological, social, and political origins of efforts to protect the environment. Discussing issues unique to different parts of the world, Shades of Green shows that environmentalism around the globe has been strengthened, weakened, or suppressed by a variety of local, national, and international concerns, politics, and social realities.
About the Author
Christof Mauch is director of the German Historical Institute. Douglas R. Weiner is professor of history at the University of Arizona, and past president of the American Society for Environmental History. Nathan Stoltzfus teaches history at Florida State University.