American Women in Environmental History

Santa Clara University history professor Nancy Unger talked about the role of women in American environmental history, from the nineteenth… read more

Santa Clara University history professor Nancy Unger talked about the role of women in American environmental history, from the nineteenth century journeys across the prairies to the publication of Rachel Carson’s seminal book, Silent Spring. Illustrating her talk with many images, Professor Unger argued that women realized the dangers of unregulated exploitation of natural resources and were early advocates for conservation and protection of endangered species. close

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    Rachel Carson; introduction by Linda Lear; afterword by Edward O. Wilson; [drawings by Lois and Louis Darling]
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American Women in Environmental History

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Program ID:
310544-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2013 | 9:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2013 | 3:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 24, 2013 | 9:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2013 | 4:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2013 | 3:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 3:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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