By Peter S. Alagona
Focusing at the tales of 4 high-profile endangered species—the California condor, wasteland tortoise, Delta smelt, and San Joaquin equipment fox—Alagona bargains an soaking up account of the way american citizens constructed a political method in a position to generating and maintaining debates during which imperiled species function proxies for broader conflicts concerning the politics of position. The problem for conservationists within the twenty-first century, this e-book claims, might be to redefine habitat conservation past secure wildlands to construct extra diversified and sustainable landscapes.
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After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California by Peter S. Alagona