The U.S. Forest Service: A Centennial History by Harold K. Steen

The U.S. Forest Service: A Centennial History

byHarold K. Steen

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The U.S. Forest Service celebrates its centennial in 2005. With a new preface by the author, this edition of Harold K. Steen?s classic history (originally published in 1976) provides a broad perspective on the Service?s administrative and policy controversies and successes. Steen updates the book with discussions of a number of recent concerns, among them the spotted owl issue; wilderness and roadless areas; new research on habitat, biodiversity, and fire prevention; below-cost timber sales; and workplace diversity in a male-oriented field.

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Harold K. Steen is former president of the Forest History Society and currently teaches conservation history at New Mexico State University.
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Title:The U.S. Forest Service: A Centennial HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.27 × 6.05 × 0.98 inPublished:March 1, 2004Publisher:University of Washington Press and Forest History Society, DurhamLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0295983736

ISBN - 13:9780295983738

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IllustrationsPreface to the Centennial EditionPreface to the Original EditionI. Forestry in Agriculture: An Accident of HistoryII. The Watershed of the NinetiesIII. Growth and CooperationIV. Pinchot, the President, and the Conservation MovementV. Administration, Cooperation, ResearchVI. Reorganization, Recreation, Range, and RoutineVII. Fire and Taxes: A Cooperative SolutionVIII. New Deal Planning and ProgramsIX. A Contest of Authority and Crisis of IdentityX. The War and AfterXII. Multiple Use: The Greatest Good of the Greatest NumberXIII. Multiple Use Tested: An Environmental EpilogueAppendix 1: Chronological Summary of Events Important to the History of the U.S. Forest ServiceAppendix 2: Chronology of AdministrationsAppendix 3: Organizational Charts of the Forest ServiceNotes on Sources of Forest Service HistoryIndex