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Product Description: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan...read more

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9781598535068 | Library of America, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan.

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Product Description: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.To read Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) is to renew a sense of wonder at the miracles and paradoxes of evolution and the ever-changing diversity of life...read more
By William Cronon (editor)

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9781598535051 | Box edition (Library of America, November 1, 2016), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A modern Thoreau explores the mysteries of the universe in this deluxe collector's boxed set.

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Product Description: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan...read more

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9781598535075 | Library of America, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907–1977) was among the twentieth century’s greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins, and Carl Sagan.

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Product Description: The Apostle Islands are a solitary place of natural beauty, with red sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, and a rich and unique forest surrounded by the cold, blue waters of Lake Superior. But this seemingly pristine wilderness has been shaped and reshaped by humans...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295999913 | Univ of Washington Pr, March 15, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Apostle Islands are a solitary place of natural beauty, with red sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, and a rich and unique forest surrounded by the cold, blue waters of Lake Superior.
9780295990965 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 5, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Apostle Islands are a solitary place of natural beauty, with red sandstone cliffs, secluded beaches, and a rich and unique forest surrounded by the cold, blue waters of Lake Superior.

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Product Description: Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting the Wilderness Act in 1964. The act, which created the National Wilderness Preservation System, was the culmination of Zahniser's years of tenacious lobbying and his work with conservationists across the nation...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295995625 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | also contains The Wilderness Writings of Howard Zahniser | About this edition: Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting the Wilderness Act in 1964.

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Product Description: Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and Kurkpatrick Dorsey

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9780295993119 | Univ of Washington Pr, November 18, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry.

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9780295995595 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | also contains Whales and Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas | About this edition: Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry.

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Product Description: Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting the Wilderness Act in 1964. The act, which created the National Wilderness Preservation System, was the culmination of Zahniser's years of tenacious lobbying and his work with conservationists across the nation...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and Mark Harvey (editor)

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9780295993911 | Univ of Washington Pr, May 27, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting the Wilderness Act in 1964.

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9780295995625 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | also contains The Wilderness Writings of Howard Zahniser | About this edition: Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), executive secretary of The Wilderness Society and editor of The Living Wilderness from 1945 to 1964, is arguably the person most responsible for drafting and promoting the Wilderness Act in 1964.

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Product Description: Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295995595, titled "Whales & Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas" | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | also contains Whales & Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas | About this edition: Before commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves had attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry.

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Product Description: Since the 1950s, the housing developments in the West that historian Lincoln Bramwell calls "wilderburbs" have offered residents both the pleasures of living in nature and the creature comforts of the suburbs. Remote from cities but still within commuting distance, nestled next to lakes and rivers or in forests and deserts, and often featuring spectacular views of public lands, wilderburbs celebrate the natural beauty of the American West and pose a vital threat to it...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295994123 | Univ of Washington Pr, August 13, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Since the 1950s, the housing developments in the West that historian Lincoln Bramwell calls “wilderburbs” have offered residents both the pleasures of living in nature and the creature comforts of the suburbs.

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9780295995632 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Since the 1950s, the housing developments in the West that historian Lincoln Bramwell calls "wilderburbs" have offered residents both the pleasures of living in nature and the creature comforts of the suburbs.
9780340860175, titled "Teach Yourself Beginner''s Chinese Script" | Teach Yourself, May 1, 2003, cover price $10.95 | also contains Teach Yourself Beginner''s Chinese Script | About this edition: The Chinese script is a tool with which you will be able to go some way towards understanding Chinese.

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Product Description: In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge of climate change...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295993683 | Univ of Washington Pr, February 28, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.

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9780295995601 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.

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Product Description: Harvey details the first major clash between conservationists and developers after World War II, the successful fight to prevent the building of Echo Park Dam. The dam on the Green River was intended to create a recreational lake in northwest Colorado and generate hydroelectric power, but would have flooded picturesque Echo Park Valley and threatened Dinosaur National Monument, straddling the Utah-Colorado border near Wyoming...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295998589 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 11, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Harvey details the first major clash between conservationists and developers after World War II, the successful fight to prevent the building of Echo Park Dam.

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Product Description: A "conservative environmental tradition" in America may sound like a contradiction in terms, but as Brian Allen Drake shows in Loving Nature, Fearing the State, right-leaning politicians and activists have shaped American environmental consciousness since the environmental movement's beginnings...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295992990 | Univ of Washington Pr, August 28, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A "conservative environmental tradition" in America may sound like a contradiction in terms, but as Brian Allen Drake shows in Loving Nature, Fearing the State, right-leaning politicians and activists have shaped American environmental consciousness since the environmental movement's beginnings.

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9780295995205 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, June 29, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A "conservative environmental tradition" in America may sound like a contradiction in terms, but as Brian Allen Drake shows in Loving Nature, Fearing the State, right-leaning politicians and activists have shaped American environmental consciousness since the environmental movement's beginnings.

Product Description: The Environmental Moment is a collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States. With material ranging from short pieces from the Whole Earth Catalog and articles from the Village Voice to lectures, posters, and government documents, the collection describes the period through the perspective of a diversity of participants, including activists, politicians, scientists, and average citizens...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and David Stradling (editor)

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9780295997032, titled "The Environmental Moment 1968-1972" | Univ of Washington Pr, July 20, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Environmental Moment is a collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States.

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9780295991818 | Univ of Washington Pr, March 29, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Environmental Moment is a collection of documents that reveal the significance of the years 1968-1972 to the environmental movement in the United States.

Product Description: In its infancy, the movement to protect wilderness areas in the United States was motivated less by perceived threats from industrial and agricultural activities than by concern over the impacts of automobile owners seeking recreational opportunities in wild areas...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295996295 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In its infancy, the movement to protect wilderness areas in the United States was motivated less by perceived threats from industrial and agricultural activities than by concern over the impacts of automobile owners seeking recreational opportunities in wild areas.

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Product Description: Whidbey and Camano, two of the largest of the numerous beautiful islands dotting Puget Sound, together form the major part of Island Country. Taking this county as a case study and following its history from Indian times to the present, Richard White explores the complex relationship between human induced environmental change and social change...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295996387 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Whidbey and Camano, two of the largest of the numerous beautiful islands dotting Puget Sound, together form the major part of Island Country.

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Product Description: Water and land interrelate in surprising and ambiguous ways, and riparian zones, where land and water meet, have effects far outside their boundaries. Using the Malheur Basin in southeastern Oregon as a case study, this intriguing and nuanced book explores the ways people have envisioned boundaries between water and land, the ways they have altered these places, and the often unintended results...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and Nancy Langston

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9780295996073 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Water and land interrelate in surprising and ambiguous ways, and riparian zones, where land and water meet, have effects far outside their boundaries.

Product Description: Winner of the Forest History Society's 2006 Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Book AwardAs a central figure in the American wilderness preservation movement in the mid-twentieth century, Howard Zahniser (1906-1964) was the person most responsible for the landmark Wilderness Act of 1964...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295995984 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Forest History Society's 2006 Charles A.

Product Description: Across the inland West, forests that once seemed like paradise have turned into an ecological nightmare. Fires, insect epidemics, and disease now threaten millions of acres of once-bountiful forests. Yet no one can agree what went wrong...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295996080 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Across the inland West, forests that once seemed like paradise have turned into an ecological nightmare.

Product Description: Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295996318 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Winner of the George Perkins Marsh Award, American Society for Environmental History

Product Description: The once denuded northeastern United States is now a region of trees. Nature Next Door argues that the growth of cities, the construction of parks, the transformation of farming, the boom in tourism, and changes in the timber industry have together brought about a return of northeastern forests...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and Ellen Stroud

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9780295996288 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The once denuded northeastern United States is now a region of trees.
9780295992082 | Univ of Washington Pr, September 24, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The once denuded northeastern United States is now a region of trees.

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9780295993317 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 25, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The once denuded northeastern United States is now a region of trees.

Product Description: The human impulse to religion―the drive to explain the world, humans, and humans' place in the universe – can be seen to encompass environmentalism as an offshoot of the secular, material faith in human reason and power that dominates modern society...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295995793 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The human impulse to religion―the drive to explain the world, humans, and humans' place in the universe – can be seen to encompass environmentalism as an offshoot of the secular, material faith in human reason and power that dominates modern society.

Product Description: Landscapes of Promise is the first comprehensive environmental history of the early years of a state that has long been associated with environmental protection. Covering the period from early human habitation to the end of World War II, William Robbins shows that the reality of Oregon's environmental history involves far more than a discussion of timber cutting and land-use planning...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295996219 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Landscapes of Promise is the first comprehensive environmental history of the early years of a state that has long been associated with environmental protection.

Product Description: Irrigation came to the arid West in a wave of optimism about the power of water to make the desert bloom. Mark Fiege's fascinating and innovative study of irrigation in southern Idaho's Snake River valley describes a complex interplay of human and natural systems...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295995830 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Irrigation came to the arid West in a wave of optimism about the power of water to make the desert bloom.

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Product Description: From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions. In Pests in the City, Dawn Day Biehler argues that the urban ecologies that supported pests were shaped not only by the physical features of cities but also by social inequalities, housing policies, and ideas about domestic space...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by)

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9780295994826 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, January 28, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From tenements to alleyways to latrines, twentieth-century American cities created spaces where pests flourished and people struggled for healthy living conditions.

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Product Description: The Appalachian Trail, a thin ribbon of wilderness running through the densely populated eastern United States, offers a refuge from modern society and a place apart from human ideas and institutions. But as environmental historian―and thru-hiker―Sarah Mittlefehldt argues, the trail is also a conduit for community engagement and a model for public-private cooperation and environmental stewardship...read more
By William Cronon (foreword by) and Sarah Mittlefehldt

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9780295994307 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, August 5, 2014), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Appalachian Trail, a thin ribbon of wilderness running through the densely populated eastern United States, offers a refuge from modern society and a place apart from human ideas and institutions.

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