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Nash, Roderick
Wilderness and the American mind / Roderick Frazier Nash
4th ed
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2001
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  GE150 .N365 2001    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Environmental conditions -- History
Subject(s) Nature -- Social aspects -- United States
Philosophy of nature -- United States
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- United States
Human ecology -- United States -- History
Values -- United States
Subject United States -- Civilization
Subject(s) Frontier and pioneer life -- United States
Nature conservation -- United States
Physical Description xiv, 413 p. ; 20 cm
Note Previous ed.: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1982
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-395) and index
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
Summary A study of America's changing attitude toward wilderness, discussing efforts to protect the Alaskan wilderness, trends in wilderness management, and the international perspective
Series Yale Nota bene

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