Wilderness and the American mind (Book, 1973) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Wilderness and the American mind

Author: Roderick Nash
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1973] ©1973
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Describes how man through farming, industry, clearance of forests, and population growth began to change the earth and bring about critical shortages of natural resources.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Nash
ISBN: 0300016484 9780300016482 0300016492 9780300016499
OCLC Number: 652790
Description: xvi, 300 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue : The condition of wilderness --
Old world roots of opinion --
A wilderness condition --
The romantic wilderness --
The American wilderness --
Henry David Thoreu: philosopher --
Preserve the wilderness --
Wilderness preserved --
John Muir: publicizer --
The wilderness cult --
Hetch Hetchy --
Aldo Leopold: prophet --
Decisions permanence --
Wilderness, culture, and counterculture --
Epilogue : The irony of victory.
Responsibility: Roderick Nash.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_482163
991000092099705351

Abstract:

Describes how man through farming, industry, clearance of forests, and population growth began to change the earth and bring about critical shortages of natural resources.
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