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Mountains of the mind

Author: Robert Macfarlane
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examining the influence of mountains on the human imagination and spirit, an accomplished climber explains why individuals are drawn to mountains, both as a source of remarkable beauty and as a challenge that must be overcome.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Macfarlane, Robert, 1976-
Mountains of the mind.
New York : Pantheon Books c2003
(OCoLC)647660349
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Macfarlane
ISBN: 0375421807 9780375421808
OCLC Number: 51020429
Description: 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Possession --
The great stone book --
The pursuit of fear --
Glaciers and ice: the streams of time --
Altitude: the summit and the view --
Walking off the map --
A new heaven and a new earth --
Everest --
The snow hare.
Responsibility: Robert Macfarlane.
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Examining the influence of mountains on the human imagination and spirit, an accomplished climber explains why individuals are drawn to mountains, both as a source of remarkable beauty and as a challenge that must be overcome.

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