Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

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Product Details

Price
$51.60
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.4 X 1.2 inches | 1.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300115505

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About the Author

Benjamin Heber Johnson is associate professor in the history department at Loyola University, Chicago, and author of Revolution in Texas and Bordertown.

Reviews

"All historians of the United States, and especially those concerned with the Progressive Era, will profit from this excellent, well-written, and timely book."--Journal of American History
Awarded honorable mention for the 2016-17 SHGAPE Presidents' Book Prize
"This work is a timely and important intervention in the debate which will reinvigorate scholarship on both conservation and Progressivism and show the relevance of both to today's world."--Ian Tyrrell, author of Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America
"Lucid, thought-provoking, and impassioned, Ben Johnson's Escaping the Dark, Gray City is the single best overview of conservation in more than a generation."--Karl Jacoby, Columbia University