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Losing Ground American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century

By: Mark Dowie
Publisher: MIT Press
Losing Ground
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  • Losing Ground ISBN: 9780262540841 Paperback Sep 1996 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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A recent history replete with compromise and capitulation has pushed a once promising and effective political movement to the brink of irrelavance, argues Dowie. This ambitious book illustrates the undeniable triumphs and quite unnecessary failures.

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Award-winning journalist Mark Dowie is the author of Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century, American Foundations: An Investigative History (both published by the MIT Press), and four other books.
By: Mark Dowie
Publisher: MIT Press
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Losing Ground is an ambitious and brave book. Mr. Dowie has marshaled an exceptionally broad array of facts and produced a provocative explanation for why a once vibrant social movement is of the truly important books on a genuinely American social movement. --Keith Schneider, New York Times Book Review "Perhaps the most interesting environmental book published yet this year." --The Washington Times
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