Environment & Conservation (1872-2015), Hardback Book

Environment & Conservation (1872-2015) Hardback

Part of the Defining Documents in American History series


Defining Documents in American History: Environment & Conservation offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped environmental and conservation issues throughout the American history.

This text closely studies more than forty primary source documents to deliver a thorough examination of environmentally related events in the U.S. from 1872 to 2015.Defining Documents in American History: Enivronment & Conservation provides detailed, thought-provoking analysis of:The Demise of the Bison on the PlainsThe Founding of the First National ParksThe Emergence of the Modern Conservation MovementEcological Consciousness, Earth Day, and GaiaContemporary Environmental Battles and many, many more!An historical timeline and bibliography of important supplemental readings will support readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the period.

An introduction for each of the major subjects covered in the title considers the significance of document analysis for students and educators.Each in-depth chapter guides readers with historical insight and comprehension.

The documents included represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that defined social, political, and cultural subjects throughout this period in American history.Defining Documents consists of a collection of essays on important historical documents by a diverse range of writers on a broad range of subjects in American history.

The series offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in American history, with primary source documents, in-depth analysis, and comprehensive lesson plans that represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history.

The Defining Documents series is perfect for students, those researching a particular era, or anyone interested in American History since 1492.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 500 pages
  • Publisher: Grey House Publishing Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9781619258549


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