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The Third Planet

Frank H. T. Rhodes

in Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478239
eISBN:
9780801466212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This introductory chapter emphasizes the difficulties of truly attaining full knowledge of the planet Earth, while at the same time contending that we must attempt to understand it regardless. To ... More


Of Toxic Tours and What Makes Austin, Austin: Battles for the Garden, Battles for the City

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter compares the mainstream (mostly white) environmental movement and the subaltern (mostly minority) environmental movement in Austin in the 1980s and 199s. It argues that, while each group ... More


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