Wilderness and the American Mind

Yale University Press, 2001 - 413 pagina's
"Roderick Nash's classic study of America's changing attitudes toward wilderness has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967. The Los Angeles Times has listed it among the one hundred most influential books published in the last quarter century, Outside Magazine has included it in a survey of "books that changed our world," and it has been called the "Book of Genesis for environmentalists." Now a fourth edition of this highly regarded work is available, with a new preface and epilogue in which Nash explores the future of wilderness and reflects on its ethical and biocentric relevance."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This is an excellent survey of the history of the concept of wilderness in America. Originally published in 1967, the latest edition contains four additional chapters. The even-handed treatment of the ... Volledige review lezen

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Roderick Frazier Nash is professor emeritus of history and environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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