Crimes Against Nature

Crimes Against Nature

How George W. Bush And His Corporate Pals Are Plundering The Country And High-jacking Our Democracy

Book - 2004
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Crimes against Nature reveals the hidden history behind three of the nation's first parklands: the Adirondacks, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon. Focusing on conservation's impact on local inhabitants, Karl Jacoby traces the effect of criminalizing such traditional practices as hunting, fishing, foraging, and timber cutting in the newly created parks. Jacoby reassesses the nature of these "crimes" and provides a rich portrait of rural people and their relationship with the natural world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2004.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780060746872
0060746874
Characteristics: 244 p. ;,22 cm.

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