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American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau

by Bill McKibben (Editor)

Other authors: Edward Abbey (Contributor), David Abram (Contributor), Carl Anthony (Contributor), Mary Austin (Contributor), Russell Baker (Contributor)97 more, Phineas T. Barnum (Contributor), Rick Bass (Contributor), Wendell Berry (Contributor), Henry Beston (Contributor), Kenneth E. Boulding (Contributor), David R. Brower (Contributor), Robert D. Bullard (Contributor), John Burroughs (Contributor), Rachel Carson (Contributor), George Catlin (Contributor), César Chávez (Contributor), Susan Fenimore Cooper (Contributor), William Cronon (Contributor), R. Crumb (Contributor), Jay N. Darling (Contributor), Calvin B. DeWitt (Contributor), Philip K. Dick (Contributor), Annie Dillard (Contributor), Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Contributor), William O. Douglas (Contributor), Theodore Dreiser (Contributor), Alan Durning (Contributor), Paul R. Ehrlich (Contributor), Loren Eiseley (Contributor), Colin Fletcher (Contributor), Friends of the Earth (Contributor), R. Buckminster Fuller (Contributor), Marvin Gaye (Contributor), Lois Marie Gibbs (Contributor), Al Gore (Foreword), Woody Guthrie (Contributor), Garrett Hardin (Contributor), Paul Hawken (Contributor), Denis Hayes (Contributor), Caroline Henderson (Contributor), Julia Butterfly Hill (Contributor), Linda Hogan (Contributor), William T. Hornaday (Contributor), Wes Jackson (Contributor), Jane Jacobs (Contributor), Robinson Jeffers (Contributor), Lyndon Baines Johnson (Contributor), Barbara Kingsolver (Contributor), Joseph Lelyveld (Contributor), Aldo Leopold (Contributor), Barry Lopez (Contributor), Amory B. Lovins (Contributor), Benton MacKaye (Contributor), Don Marquis (Contributor), George Perkins Marsh (Contributor), Robert Marshall (Contributor), John McPhee (Contributor), Ellen Meloy (Contributor), W.S. Merwin (Contributor), Stephanie Mills (Contributor), Joni Mitchell (Contributor), N. Scott Momaday (Contributor), J. Sterling Morton (Contributor), John Muir (Contributor), W. H. H. Murray (Contributor), Helen Nearing (Contributor), Scott Nearing (Contributor), Richard K. Nelson (Contributor), Mary Oliver (Contributor), Frederick Law Olmsted (Contributor), Sigurd F. Olson (Contributor), Donald Culross Peattie (Contributor), Gifford Pinchot (Contributor), Michael Pollan (Contributor), Eliot Porter (Contributor), David Quammen (Contributor), Janisse Ray (Contributor), Theodore Roosevelt (Contributor), Berton Roueché (Contributor), Scott Russell Sanders (Contributor), George B. Schaller (Contributor), Jonathan Schell (Contributor), Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (Contributor), Lydia Huntley Sigourney (Contributor), Leslie Marmon Silko (Contributor), Gary Snyder (Contributor), Rebecca Solnit (Contributor), Reneé Soule (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Sandra Steingraber (Contributor), Gene Stratton-Porter (Contributor), Edwin Way Teale (Contributor), Lewis Thomas (Contributor), Henry David Thoreau (Contributor), Jack Turner (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), E.B. White (Contributor), Lynn White, Jr. (Contributor), Walt Whitman (Contributor), Terry Tempest Williams (Contributor), E.O. Wilson (Contributor), Howard Zahniser (Contributor)

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McKibben, BillEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abbey, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abram, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anthony, CarlContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Austin, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baker, RussellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnum, Phineas T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bass, RickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Berry, WendellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beston, HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boulding, Kenneth E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brower, David R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bullard, Robert D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burroughs, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carson, RachelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Catlin, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chávez, CésarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, Susan FenimoreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cronon, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crumb, R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Darling, Jay N.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DeWitt, Calvin B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dick, Philip K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dillard, AnnieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Douglas, Marjory StonemanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Douglas, William O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dreiser, TheodoreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durning, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ehrlich, Paul R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eiseley, LorenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fletcher, ColinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friends of the EarthContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fuller, R. BuckminsterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaye, MarvinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gibbs, Lois MarieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gore, AlForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Guthrie, WoodyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hardin, GarrettContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hawken, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hayes, DenisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henderson, CarolineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hill, Julia ButterflyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hogan, LindaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hornaday, William T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, WesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jacobs, JaneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jeffers, RobinsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, Lyndon BainesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kingsolver, BarbaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lelyveld, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leopold, AldoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lopez, BarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovins, Amory B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacKaye, BentonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marquis, DonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marsh, George PerkinsContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marshall, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McPhee, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meloy, EllenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Merwin, W.S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mills, StephanieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mitchell, JoniContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Momaday, N. ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morton, J. SterlingContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Muir, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murray, W. H. H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nearing, HelenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nearing, ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nelson, Richard K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oliver, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Olmsted, Frederick LawContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Olson, Sigurd F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peattie, Donald CulrossContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pinchot, GiffordContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pollan, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Porter, EliotContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Quammen, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ray, JanisseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roosevelt, TheodoreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roueché, BertonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sanders, Scott RussellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schaller, George B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schell, JonathanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaler, Nathaniel SouthgateContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sigourney, Lydia HuntleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Silko, Leslie MarmonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Snyder, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Solnit, RebeccaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Soule, ReneéContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steinbeck, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steingraber, SandraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stratton-Porter, GeneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Teale, Edwin WayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thomas, LewisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thoreau, Henry DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turner, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Walker, AliceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
White, E.B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
White, Lynn, Jr.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Whitman, WaltContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams, Terry TempestContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, E.O.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, the author, a writer and activist offers this anthology gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing from the last two centuries. "Each advance in environmental practice" in our nation's history, he observes in his introduction, "was preceded by a great book." In this work are the words that made a movement. Classics of the environmental imagination, the essays of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and John Burroughs; Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac; Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, are set alongside an emerging activist movement, revealed by newly uncovered reports of pioneering campaigns for conservation, passages from landmark legal opinions and legislation, and searing protest speeches. Throughout, some of America's greatest and most impassioned writers take a turn toward nature, recognizing the fragility of our situation on earth and the urgency of the search for a sustainable way of life. The anthology includes essays on overpopulation, consumerism, energy policy, and the nature of "nature" join ecologists' memoirs and intimate sketches of the habitats of endangered species, as well as a detailed chronology of the environmental movement and American environmental history.… (more)

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