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QH75.P493 1994
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TITLE: Place of the wild : a wildlands anthology / edited by David Clarke Burks.
PUBLISHED: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1994.
DESCRIPTION: 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: "A Shearwater book"--T.p. verso.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: A collection of essays on the wildlands seen through the eyes of people who have come to love the wildness of the outdoors including Gary Paul Nabhan, Stephanie Mills, Alan Drengson, Mollie Yoneko Matteson, John Haines, David Abram, Paul Faulstich, Jack Turner, Margaret Hays Young, Kirkpatrick Sale, and many more.
NOTES: Water songs / Terry Tempest Williams -- Biodiversity, wildness, and the wildlands project -- The politics of wilderness and the practice of the wild / Ed Grumbine -- Lookin salmon in the face / Nancy Lord -- Sacred geography of the Pikuni : the badger--two medicine wildlands / Jay Hansford C. Vest -- The idea of wilderness as a deep ecological ethic / Max Oelschlaeger -- Wilderness and human habitation / David Johns -- The quality of wildness : preservation, control, and freedom / Jack Turner -- A natural history of silence / Christopher Manes -- The rhizome connection / Dolores LaChapelle -- A new vision for the west / George Wuerthner -- Minding wilderness / Bill McKibben -- Covers the ground / Gary Snyder -- Where man is a visitor / Dave Foreman -- A sidelong glance at the wildlands project / John Davis -- The wildlands project / Jamie Sayen -- Population growth and the wildlands vision / Monique A. Miller -- Protected areas in Canada / James Morrison -- Restore wildness / Bill Devall.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Nature conservation.
SUBJECT: Wilderness areas.
SUBJECT: Human ecology.
SUBJECT: Ecosystem management.
ADDED ENTRY: Burks, David Clarke.

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