Nature's ghosts : confronting extinction from the age of Jefferson to the age of ecology /

Main Author: Barrow, Mark V., 1960-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Physical Description: xi, 497 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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245 1 0 |a Nature's ghosts :  |b confronting extinction from the age of Jefferson to the age of ecology /  |c Mark V. Barrow, Jr. 
260 |a Chicago :  |b The University of Chicago Press,  |c 2009. 
300 |a xi, 497 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Bones of contention: the American incognitum and the discovery of extinction -- Paradise lost: unraveling the mysteries of insular species -- Sounding the alarm about continent-wide extinction -- Nationalism, nostalgia, and the campaign to save the bison -- Going global: the American committee and the first inventory of extinction -- The Latin American turn: nature protection in the Western Hemisphere -- Enter ecology: preserving nature's living laboratory -- Reconsidering raptors during the interwar years -- Salvation through science?: the first life-history studies of endangered species -- "The nation's first responsibility": saving endangered species in the age of ecology. 
650 0 |a Wildlife conservation  |z United States  |x History. 
650 0 |a Endangered species  |x Law and legislation  |z United States  |x History. 
650 0 |a Extinction (Biology) 
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