Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Places the Hudson at the center of the larger movement to preserve what is left of America the beautiful.... Packed with details about the river's recent environmental history.'--Lancaster Online'Exhaustively researched.... A serious storyteller who plays by the stringent rules of the historian Schuyler expertly weaves his many strands into a 360-degree view.'--Hudson Valley One'Anyone interested in the Hudson River Valley--even those who think themselves well-versed in these topics--will find something of value in this well-researched and nicely written book. Perhaps most valuable is Schuyler's reminder that rivers have the potential to bind together disparate places and diverse individuals in powerful environmental coalitions.'--The Hudson River Valley Review'Embattled River fills a historiographical niche by bringing the Hudson Valley's regional history of environmentalist action up to the present. Overall Schuyler's writing is both clear and accessible and the relatively short chapter lengths make Embattled River a pleasure to read.'--Environmental History'In this carefully researched narrative Schuyler explores the key events in the river's recent history as well as the principal agents and organizations that worked to save the river and that offered a model of activism and policy making that shaped the nation's response to its growing environmental challenges.'--The Journal of American History Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende David Schuyler is Arthur and Katherine Shadek Professor of the Humanities and American Studies Franklin & Marshall College. Schuyler is author of numerous books including the award-winning Sanctified Landscape: Writers Artists and the Hudson River Valley 1820-1909.