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Aldo Leopold's odyssey

Author: Julianne Lutz Newton
Publisher: Washington : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A household icon of the environmental movement, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) may be the most quoted conservationist in history. A Sand County Almanac has sold millions of copies and Leopoldʼs writings are venerated for their perceptions about land and how people might live in concert with the whole community of life. But who is the man behind the words? How did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights, inspiring  Read more...
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Newton, Julianne Lutz.
Aldo Leopold's odyssey.
Washington : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2008
(OCoLC)768249354
Named Person: Aldo Leopold; Aldo Leopold
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julianne Lutz Newton
ISBN: 1597264423 9781597264426 9781597260459 1597260452
OCLC Number: 213400978
Description: xvii, 483 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Seed plots --
Written on the hills --
The middle border --
Interpreting Pharaoh's dream --
An American system --
A common concept of land --
Ecological poetry --
The germ and the juggernaut --
Wildlife and the new man --
Knowing nature --
A new kind of conservation.
Responsibility: Julianne Lutz Newton.
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