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Vers une redéfinition de la nature américaine : trois études de cas dans la région de Los Angeles

  title={Vers une red{\'e}finition de la nature am{\'e}ricaine : trois {\'e}tudes de cas dans la r{\'e}gion de Los Angeles},
  author={H. Schmutz},
Environmental historians have worked at redefining the modes of relationship between man and nature in the United States. The way this relation is defined conditions environmental politics, and therefore contributes to the material transformation of the continent. Five major trends of thought about nature are described: nature as a resource transformed by work ; preservationism ; conservationism ; ecology ; and environmental justice. Those ideas endure to this very day in the discourses… Expand