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Nature and madness

Author: Paul Shepard
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through much of history, humanity's relationship with the earth has been plagued by ambivalence - while enjoying and appreciating the forces of nature, we have also sought to plunder, alter and  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shepard
ISBN: 0820319805 9780820319803
OCLC Number: 37201387
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1982.
Description: xxii, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Domesticators --
Desert fathers --
Puritans --
Mechanists --
Dance of neoteny and ontogeny.
Responsibility: Paul Shepard ; with a foreword by C.L. Rawlins.

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"[Shepard] demands of ecology nothing less than a shift in our whole frame of reference and our attitudes toward life itself."--"New York Times Book Review" "[In] Shepard's texts, we can once again Read more...

 
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