Rightful Heritage

Rightful Heritage

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The acclaimed, award-winning historian—“America’s new past master” (Chicago Tribune)—examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.

Douglas Brinkley’s The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt’s spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage, Brinkley turns his attention to the other indefatigable environmental leader—Teddy’s distant cousin, Franklin… (more)

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Seventy-five years later, we are still living in the landscape Roosevelt shaped — and still struggling to heed his words.

What is particularly winning about RIGHTFUL HERITAGE is that it is about remarkable feats, often done because they should be done, not simply for political expediency.

Overlong, as are so many of Brinkley’s books, but a brightly written, highly useful argument, especially in a time when the public domain is under siege.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (March 15, 2016)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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