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Environmental History - John Cumbler: The Green Interview Series

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This title is a part of the series The Green Interview Series


Catalogue Number:  PT0029
Producer:  Paper Tiger
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Civics, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, History, Science, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2017
Running Time:  60
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $159.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $159.00
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John Cumbler is a social and environmental historian and retired professor from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. In this exclusive Green Interview, Cumbler speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about his latest of seven books, on the environmental and social history of Cape Cod, Massachusetts where he currently lives and serves as a trained rescuer of whales, dolphins and sea turtles. Cumbler argues that knowledge about the environmental and social history of a place can give us clues about what to do in the present and future. Cumbler, also an historian of social movements, discusses how the Abolitionists, who created the very first large altruistic social movement, ultimately produced movements dedicated to women’s rights, worker’s rights, the right to a decent living, decent housing, and a healthy environment.


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