The Resource Rightful heritage: : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America, Douglas Brinkley, (eaudio)

Rightful heritage: : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America, Douglas Brinkley, (eaudio)

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Rightful heritage: : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America
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Rightful heritage:
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America
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Douglas Brinkley
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eng
Summary
The acclaimed, award-winning historian - "America's new past master" (Chicago Tribune) - examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal. Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage, Brinkley turns his attention to the other indefatigable environmental leader - Teddy's distant cousin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, chronicling his essential yet under-sung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and premier protector of America's public lands. FDR built from scratch dozens of State Park systems and scenic roadways. Pristine landscapes such as the Great Smokies, the Everglades, Joshua Tree, the Olympics, Big Bend, Channel Islands, Mammoth Cave, and the slickrock wilderness of Utah were forever saved by his leadership. Brinkley traces FDR's love for the natural world from his youth exploring the Hudson River Valley and bird watching. As America's president from 1933 to 1945, Roosevelt - consummate political strategist - established hundreds of federal migratory bird refuges and spearheaded the modern endangered species movement. He brilliantly positioned his conservation goals as economic policy to combat the severe unemployment of the Great Depression. During its nine-year existence, the CCC put nearly three million young men to work on conservation projects - including building trails in the national parks, pollution control, land restoration to combat the Dust Bowl, and planting over two billion trees. Rightful Heritage is an epic chronicle that is both an irresistible portrait of FDR's unrivaled passion and drive, and an indispensable analysis that skillfully illuminates the tension between business and nature - exploiting our natural resources and conserving them. Within the narrative are brilliant capsule biographies of such environmental warriors as Eleanor Roosevelt, Harold Ickes, and Rosalie Edge. Rightful Heritage is essential reading for everyone seeking to preserve our treasured landscapes as an American birthright
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Midwest
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Brinkley, Douglas
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973/.917/0924
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other
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Read by William Dufris
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  • Dufris, William
  • hoopla digital
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  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
  • Conservation of natural resources
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adult
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Rightful heritage: : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America, Douglas Brinkley, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (22hr., 49 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062445285
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11633750
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sound
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digital recording
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11633750
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MWT11633750
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Rightful heritage: : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America, Douglas Brinkley, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (22hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062445285
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11633750
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11633750
System control number
MWT11633750
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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