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Author Lee, Martha F. (Martha Frances), 1962-

Title Earth first! : environmental apocalypse / Martha F. Lee.

Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.700973 LEE    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xiii, 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Religion and politics.
Religion and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-199) and index.
Contents 1. Millenarianism in the American Context -- 2. The Founding of a Movement -- 3. The Cracking of Glen Canyon Dam -- 4. The Battle Begins -- 5. The Eve of the Apocalypse -- 6. Misanthropy and Social Justice -- 7. A Parting of the Ways -- 8. The Resurgence of Millenarianism -- 9. Conclusion -- Appendix: The Basic Principles of Deep Ecology.
Summary The radical underground environmental movement, Earth First! emerged in response to rapid commercial development of the American wilderness. Martha F. Lee provides a profound inquiry into the movement's apocalyptic doctrine and into its beliefs and strategies, which include some spectacular, dangerous, and often illegal activities.
Subject Environmentalism -- United States.
Social ecology -- United States.
Deep ecology -- United States.
ISBN 0815603657 (paper : alk. paper)
0815626770 (cloth : alk. paper)