Consuming Nature

Environmentalism in the Fox River Valley, 1850-1950 by Gregory Summers

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

Written in English
Cover of: Consuming Nature | Gregory Summers
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Subjects:

  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Pollution of rivers & water supplies,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Wisconsin,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Fox River Valley (Wis. and Ill.),
  • Business / Economics / Finance
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7763233M
ISBN 100700614869
ISBN 109780700614868
OCLC/WorldCa67345751

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