Buying Nature The Limits of Land Acquisition As a Conservation Strategy, 1780-2004

ISBN-10: 0262562103

ISBN-13: 9780262562102

Edition: 2005

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In 'Buying Nature' the authors consider the long tradition in the U.S. of land acquisition, by both public and private actors, as a means toward conservation. How effective has this approach been in the past, and how well will it serve America in the future?
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Book details

List price: $6.75
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Sally K. Fairfax is Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley.

Series Foreword
List of Acronyms
Acquisition Myths and Realities
From the Confederated Congress Through the Civil War, 1780-1865
Changing Expectations: From the Civil War to the Weeks Act, 1865-1911
Between the Roosevelts, 1912-1932
Conservation Land Acquisition During the Depression and World War II, 1933-1953
Roots of Change, 1953-1979
Mosaics in the Reagan Revolution
Megadeals and Management Mosaics in the 1990s
Cases Cited
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