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The Gendered Sensibility of Ecological Thought – Review Essay

Robert K. Musil. Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2014) 328 pages. Frank S. Zelko. Make It a Green Peace!: The Rise of Countercultural Environmentalism. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013) 400 pages. Essay by Anthony Chaney  In her recent climate change bestseller, journalist Naomi Klein condemns three decades of inadequate response to industrial destruction of the environment for trying too hard to accommodate the reigning ethos of unregulated capitalism. With this in mind, it’s useful to revisit the earlier history of modern environmentalism. Two new books, Robert K. Read more