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The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Justin Farrell


Yellowstone holds a special place in America's heart. As the world's first national park, it is globally recognized as the crown jewel of modern environmental preservation. But the park and its surrounding regions have recently become a lightning rod for environmental conflict, plagued by intense and intractable political struggles among the federal government, National Park Service, environmentalists, industry, local residents, and elected officials. This book asks why it is that, with the flood of expert scientific, economic, and legal efforts to resolve disagreements over Yellowstone, there ... More

Keywords: Yellowstone National Park, American national parks, environmental preservation, National Park Service, social change, American West

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780691164342
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Justin Farrell, author
Yale University