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Product Description: Point Reyes National Seashore has a long history as a working landscape, with dairy and beef ranching, fishing, and oyster farming; yet, since 1962 it has also been managed as a National Seashore. The Paradox of Preservation chronicles how national ideals about what a park “ought to be” have developed over time and what happens when these ideals are implemented by the National Park Service (NPS) in its efforts to preserve places that are also lived-in landscapes...read more
By David Lowenthal (foreword by)

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9780520277076 | Univ of California Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Point Reyes National Seashore has a long history as a working landscape, with dairy and beef ranching, fishing, and oyster farming; yet, since 1962 it has also been managed as a National Seashore.

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9780520277083 | Univ of California Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Point Reyes National Seashore has a long history as a working landscape, with dairy and beef ranching, fishing, and oyster farming; yet, since 1962 it has also been managed as a National Seashore.

Product Description: George Perkins Marsh (1801–1882) was the first to reveal the menace of environmental misuse, to explain its causes, and to prescribe reforms. David Lowenthal here offers fresh insights, from new sources, into Marsh's career and shows his relevance today, in a book which has its roots in but wholly supersedes Lowenthal's earlier biography George Perkins Marsh: Versatile Vermonter (1958)...read more

Hardcover:

9780295996110 | Univ of Washington Pr, July 16, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: George Perkins Marsh (1801–1882) was the first to reveal the menace of environmental misuse, to explain its causes, and to prescribe reforms.
9780295979427 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $50.00

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9780295983158 | Univ of Washington Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: George Perkins Marsh (1801–1882) was the first to reveal the menace of environmental misuse, to explain its causes, and to prescribe reforms.

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9781506143309 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 24, 2015, cover price $31.99

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Product Description: The past remains essential - and inescapable. A quarter-century after the publication of his classic account of man's attitudes to his past, David Lowenthal revisits how we celebrate, expunge, contest and domesticate the past to serve present needs...read more

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9780521851428 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The past remains essential - and inescapable.

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9780521616850 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 27, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The past remains essential - and inescapable.

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Product Description: For more than one thousand years the monastic republic of Mount Athos has been one of the most chronicled and yet least accessible places in the Mediterranean. Difficult to reach until the last century and strictly restricted to male visitors only, the Holy Mountain of Orthodoxy has been known in the Eastern Christian world and in western Europe more through representation than through direct experience...read more
By David Lowenthal (foreword by)

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9780813930855 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 30, 2011, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: For more than one thousand years the monastic republic of Mount Athos has been one of the most chronicled and yet least accessible places in the Mediterranean.

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9780813932590, titled "Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of a Holy Place, from Homer to World War II" | Reprint edition (Univ of Virginia Pr, June 7, 2012), cover price $21.50 | About this edition: For more than one thousand years the monastic republic of Mount Athos has been one of the most chronicled and yet least accessible places in the Mediterranean.

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Product Description: By analyzing many of Lincoln's most important speeches, The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman shows him to be a profound and systematic thinker who tries to get at the root of issues, not all of them strictly political...read more

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9780739171257 | Lexington Books, February 9, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: By analyzing many of Lincoln's most important speeches, The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman shows him to be a profound and systematic thinker who tries to get at the root of issues, not all of them strictly political.

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Product Description: By analyzing many of Lincoln's most important speeches, The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman shows him to be a profound and systematic thinker who tries to get at the root of issues, not all of them strictly political...read more

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9780739171264 | Lexington Books, February 9, 2012, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: By analyzing many of Lincoln's most important speeches, The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman shows him to be a profound and systematic thinker who tries to get at the root of issues, not all of them strictly political.

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Product Description: How I fumble about eulogizing a career that never even started FISHING IN THE MAELSTROM is the first book of poetry by David A. Lowenthal. It was born from a number of private "Poetic Journals" written over a 20-year span. Though never intended to be published, the book lies here before you...read more

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9780595381319 | Iuniverse Inc, July 11, 2007, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: How I fumble about eulogizing a career that never even started FISHING IN THE MAELSTROM is the first book of poetry by David A.

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Product Description: rare book

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9788446008163, titled "El pasado es un pais extrano / The Past is a Foreign Country" | Akal Ediciones Sa, August 22, 2006, cover price $65.95 | About this edition: rare book

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In discourses influenced by the natural sciences, culture is a heritage of nature, whereas in those deriving from the humanities and social sciences, nature is defined socio-culturally. This essay provides a contemporary picture of the contestation between natural and cultural heritage.
By David Lowenthal (editor) and Kenneth Robert Olwig (editor)

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9780415377683 | 1 edition (Routledge, May 1, 2006), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In discourses influenced by the natural sciences, culture is a heritage of nature, whereas in those deriving from the humanities and social sciences, nature is defined socio-culturally.

Paperback:

9781890626471 | 2 revised edition (Spence Pub, February 1, 2003), cover price $17.95

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Product Description: "Republication of David Lowenthal's elegant translation of Montesquieu's neglected study of the Romans--an indispensable source for understanding the philosopher's treatment of Rome in The Spirit of the Laws--makes the book available to a new generation of English-language readers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780872204966 | Reprint edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "Republication of David Lowenthal's elegant translation of Montesquieu's neglected study of the Romans--an indispensable source for understanding the philosopher's treatment of Rome in The Spirit of the Laws--makes the book available to a new generation of English-language readers.

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Product Description: Heritage, while it often constitutes and defines the most positive aspects of culture, is a malleable body of historical text subject to interpretation and easily twisted into myth. When it is appealed to on a national or ethnic level in reactions against racial, religious, or economic oppression, the result is often highly-charged political contention or conflict...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521635622 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1998), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Heritage, while it often constitutes and defines the most positive aspects of culture, is a malleable body of historical text subject to interpretation and easily twisted into myth.

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Product Description: In this engaging and accessible book, distinguished scholar David Lowenthal demonstrates that each of Shakespeare's plays examines certain fundamental issues of moral and political life. Lowenthal discusses some of the Bard's best-known plays, and elicits the problem (and solution) occupying each one...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780847688449 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 1, 1998, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In this engaging and accessible book, distinguished scholar David Lowenthal demonstrates that each of Shakespeare's plays examines certain fundamental issues of moral and political life.

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9780847688456 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 1, 1997, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: In this engaging and accessible book, distinguished scholar David Lowenthal demonstrates that each of Shakespeare's plays examines certain fundamental issues of moral and political life.

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Product Description: In an original and iconoclastic reassessment of the First Amendment, a distinguished political philosopher reaches unorthodox yet compelling conclusions about the place of free speech and religion in the American constitutional order...read more

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9780965320849 | Spence Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In an original and iconoclastic reassessment of the First Amendment, a distinguished political philosopher reaches unorthodox yet compelling conclusions about the place of free speech and religion in the American constitutional order.

A critical look at the current world-wide obsession with ethnicity traces the destructive effects the politics of identity have had from Bosnia to Israel to Northern Ireland, and the pitfalls of multiculturalism in America. 15,000 first printing.

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9780684827988 | Free Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A critical look at the current world-wide obsession with ethnicity traces the destructive effects the politics of identity have had from Bosnia to Israel to Northern Ireland, and the pitfalls of multiculturalism in America

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Product Description: 'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom. This book explains why historical interpretation has to incorporate perspectives from those other than 'winners', and demonstrates archaeology's crucial role in this wide-ranging approach...read more
By David Lowenthal (editor)

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9780044450184 | Unwin Hyman, June 1, 1990, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: The main aim of this stimulating book is to demonstrate the inadequacy of a history that is always written by the "winners.

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9780415095549, titled "The Politics of the Past" | Routledge, September 28, 1994, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: 'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom.

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Discusses nostalgia, history, and preservation, explains how the past influences the future, and analyzes modern feelings toward the past (view table of contents)

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9780521224154 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1986, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Discusses nostalgia, history, and preservation, explains how the past influences the future, and analyzes modern feelings toward the past

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9780521294805 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Discusses nostalgia, history, and preservation, explains how the past influences the future, and analyzes modern feelings toward the past

Product Description: Book by Lowenthal, David

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9780808912095 | Grune & Stratton, February 1, 1980, cover price $59.10 | About this edition: Book by Lowenthal, David

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Product Description: George Perkins Marsh's Man and Nature was the first book to attack the American myth of the superabundance and the inexhaustibility of the earth. It was, as Lewis Mumford said, "the fountainhead of the conservation movement," and few books since have had such an influence on the way men view and use land...read more

Paperback:

9780674544529 | Belknap Pr, October 1, 1973, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: George Perkins Marsh's Man and Nature was the first book to attack the American myth of the superabundance and the inexhaustibility of the earth.

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Product Description: George Perkins Marsh's Man and Nature was the first book to attack the American myth of the superabundance and the inexhaustibility of the earth. It was, as Lewis Mumford said, "the fountainhead of the conservation movement," and few books since have had such an influence on the way men view and use land...read more

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9780674544505 | Belknap Pr, January 1, 1965, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: George Perkins Marsh's Man and Nature was the first book to attack the American myth of the superabundance and the inexhaustibility of the earth.

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