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Author Robertson, Thomas, 1967-
Title The Malthusian moment : global population growth and the birth of American environmentalism / Thomas Robertson.
Published New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
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Description xix, 291 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment.
Contents Malthusianism, eugenics, and carrying capacity in the interwar period -- War and nature: Fairfield Osborn, William Vogt, and the birth of global ecology -- Abundance in a sea of poverty : quality and quantity of life -- "Feed 'em or fight 'em: population and resources on the global frontier during the Cold War -- The "Chinification" of American cities, suburbs, and wilderness -- Paul Ehrlich, the 1960s, and the population bomb -- Strange bedfellows: population politics, 1968-1970 -- We're all in the same boat!?: The disuniting of spaceship earth -- Ronald Reagan, the new right, and population growth.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-283) and index.
Subject Overpopulation -- History.
Environmentalism -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0813552729 (pbk.)
9780813552729 (pbk.)
9780813553351 (ebook)
0813553350 (ebook)
OCLC number 746489134