Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945-1970

Before Earth Day: The Origins of American Environmental Law, 1945-1970

by Karl Boyd Brooks
     
 

Dispels the conventional belief that American environmental law was a product of the 1970s, finding instead that its origins go back to New Deal and Cold War policies, and traces the dramatic post-war shift in the way Americans viewed the natural environment.See more details below

Overview

Dispels the conventional belief that American environmental law was a product of the 1970s, finding instead that its origins go back to New Deal and Cold War policies, and traces the dramatic post-war shift in the way Americans viewed the natural environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700616275
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

1. "To Think Like an Environmental Lawyer": Making American Environmental Law Throughout the Postwar Era

2. Seed-Time: Planting Environmental Law in the Postwar Years

3. Fertilization: Environmental Lawmaking in the Postwar Administrative State

4. Harvest Home: Environmental Lawmaking and Postwar Federalism

5. The People Out of Doors: Popularizing Postwar Environmental Law

6. Across the New Frontier: Nationalizing Environmental Law

7. From the Files of Bruce Bowler, Postwar Environmental Lawyer

8. "A Field So Varied and Rapidly Changing": American Law Schools Discover Environmental Law

9. Conclusion: Environmental Law's Unstable Legacy

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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