9780253220806

A Conservationist Manifesto

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  • ISBN13:

    9780253220806

  • ISBN10:

    0253220807

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/27/2009
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr

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Summary

Practical, ecological, and philosophical grounds for a conservation ethic

Author Biography

Scott Russell Sanders, Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University Bloomington, is the author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including Writing from the Center (IUP, 1995), Hunting for Hope, and A Private History of Awe. Sanders is winner of the Lannan Literary Award, John Burroughs Essay Award for Natural History, AWP Award in Creative Nonfiction, and the 2009 Mark Twain Award. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Preface
Caring for EarthBuilding Arks
Common Wealth
A Few Earthy Words
Two Stones
The Warehouse and the Wilderness
Caring for Our Home GroundThe Geography of Somewhere
Hometown
On Loan from the Sundance Sea
Big Trees, Still Water, Tall Grass
Limberlost
Caring for Generations to ComeWilderness as a Sabbath for the Land
Simplicity and Sanity
Stillness
A Conservationist Manifesto
For the ChildrenWords of Thanks
Further Reading
Notes
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