From the Inside Flap
From the late 1940s to the mid-1970s, American conservation politics underwent a transformationand Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980) was at the heart of this shift toward modern environmentalism. The Environmental Justice explores how Douglas, inspired by his youthful experiences hiking in the Pacific Northwest, eventually used his influence to contribute to American conservation thought, politics, and law.
About the Author
Adam M. Sowards is a professor of history at the University of Idaho. He holds a Ph.D. In history from Arizona State University and is the author of United States West Coast: An Environmental History.