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This Fine Piece of Water An Environmental History of Long Island Sound

ISBN-10: 0300102879

ISBN-13: 9780300102871

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tom Andersen, Robert F. Kennedy

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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

" Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. serves as Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and was named one of Time magazine's ""Heroes for the Planet"" for his�work in�the fight to restore�the Hudson River. Kennedy has worked on environmental issues across the Americas and has assisted several indigenous tribes in Latin America and Canada in successfully negotiating treaties protecting traditional homelands. His published books include Crimes Against Nature (2004), The Riverkeepers (1997) and his articles have appeared in The New York Times , The Washington Post , Los Angeles Times , The Wall Street Journal , Newsweek , Rolling Stone , Atlantic Monthly , Esquire , The Nation , Outside Magazine , The Village Voice , and many other publications. "

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Sound
Prologue: The Sound Is Dying
The Birth of the Sound
Early Residents
Adriaen Block and the First Explorers
The American Mediterranean
The Industrial Age
Oystering
Sprawling Suburbs
Strangling the Sound
The Brink of Disaster
Sewage
The Cleanup
The New Sound
Afterword: Dead Oysters, Dead Lobsters
Notes
Bibliography
Index