Resource Management

Reassessing the American Environmental Tradition’s Cornerstone Figures: Editors’ Introduction


  • Russell C Powell Boston College
  • Rebecca Kneale Gould Middlebury College



Muir, Emerson, Thoreau, Introduction


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How to Cite

Powell, R. C., & Gould, R. K. (2023). Resource Management: Reassessing the American Environmental Tradition’s Cornerstone Figures: Editors’ Introduction. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 16(4), 441–446.