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Imagination and environmental political thought : the aftermath of Thoreau

Author: Joshua J Bowman
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
Series: Politics, literature, & film.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores and evaluates Henry David Thoreau's political thought through the lens of a theory of imagination and considers his legacy for later environmental thought. This book will interest anyone curious about Thoreau's relationship to environmentalism and the intersection of environmental humanities and politics"--
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Bowman, Joshua J.
Imagination and environmental political thought.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018036735
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua J Bowman
ISBN: 9781498559027 1498559026
OCLC Number: 1023597642
Description: xvi, 183 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Politics and imagination --
Imagination and environmental political thought --
Life with principle : Thoreau and political morality --
Resistance and right --
Life with people : Thoreau on friendship and community --
Thoreau and the Arcadian longing --
Thoreau, the Arcadian exile --
Infinite Arcadia --
Arcadian ecology.
Series Title: Politics, literature, & film.
Responsibility: Joshua J. Bowman.

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