Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Controversy: Technology, Conservation, and the Frontier

Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Controversy: Technology, Conservation, and the Frontier

by Peter Coates

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Overview

This volume chronicles the evolution of conservationist concern over Alaska since America acquired it. Coates reviews the developments that aroused concern, investigates the changes in the nature and strength of the concern, and assesses the debates over these issues.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780912006673
Publisher: University of Alaska Press
Publication date: 10/01/1993
Edition description: 1
Pages: 447
Sales rank: 1,158,924
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Peter Coates is Reader in American and Environmental History at the University of Bristol. He is author of The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Controversy and Nature: Western Attitudes since Ancient Times, and coauthor of Environment and History: The Taming of Nature in the United States and South Africa.
 

 

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