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The wilderness writings of Howard Zahniser

Author: Howard Zahniser; Mark W T Harvey
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press, 2014.
Series: Weyhaeuser environmental classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Howard Zahniser (1906-1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Zahniser; Mark W T Harvey
ISBN: 9780295993911 029599391X
OCLC Number: 903691132
Description: XVIII, 227 Seiten.
Contents: Foreword by William CrononPrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Makings of a Nature Writer2. Transition to the Wilderness Society3. Campaigning for Wilderness4. Threats to Wild Lands5. The Campaign for the Wilderness Bill6. The Last Hurdle7. TestimoniesExcerpts Selected BibliographyPermissionsIndex
Series Title: Weyhaeuser environmental classics
Responsibility: edited by Mark Harvey ; foreword by William Cronon.


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These carefully selected writings . . . allow environmental historians to see the evolution of an idea that was formative to our field, and demonstrates that wilderness remains a compelling concept Read more...

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