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Wilderness and the American mind

Author: Roderick Nash
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2001.
Series: Yale Nota bene.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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A study of America's changing attitude toward wilderness, discussing efforts to protect the Alaskan wilderness, trends in wilderness management, and the international perspective.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Nash
ISBN: 0300091222 9780300091229
OCLC Number: 47270223
Notes: Previous edition: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1982.
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Outdoor Classic) 2001
Description: xiv, 413 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Old World roots of opinion --
A wilderness condition --
The romantic wilderness --
The American wilderness --
Henry David Thoreau: philosopher --
Preserve the wilderness! --
Wilderness preserved --
John Muir: publicizer --
The wilderness cult --
Hetch Hetchy --
Aldo Leopold: prophet --
Decisions for permanence --
Toward a philosophy of wilderness --
Alaska --
The irony of victory --
The international perspective.
Series Title: Yale Nota bene.
Responsibility: Roderick Frazier Nash.

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A study of America's changing attitudes towards wilderness, first published in 1967. This fourth edition contains a new preface and epilogue in which Roderick Frazier Nash explores the future of  Read more...

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