Aldo Leopold's Odyssey by Julianne Lutz Newton
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Aldo Leopold's Odyssey
By Julianne Lutz Newton

Aldo Leopold's Odyssey

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Aldo Leopold's Odyssey by Julianne Lutz Newton

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A household icon of the environmental movement, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) may be the most quoted conservationist in history. "A Sand County Almanac" has sold millions of copies and Leopold's writings are venerated for their perceptions about land and how people might live in concert with the whole community of life. But who is the man behind the words? How did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights, inspiring generations of environmentalists? Building on past scholarship and a fresh study of Leopold's unpublished archival materials, Julianne Lutz Newton retraces the intellectual journey generated by such passion and intelligence. "Aldo Leopold's Odyssey" illuminates his lifelong quest for answers to a fundamental issue: how can people live prosperously on the land and keep it healthy, too? Leopold's journey took him from Iowa to Yale to the Southwest to Wisconsin, with fascinating stops along the way to probe the causes of early land settlement failures, contribute to the emerging science of ecology, and craft a new vision for land use. More than a biography, this articulate volume is a guide to one man's intellectual growth and an inspirational resource for anyone pondering the relationships between people and the land.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781597260459
ISBN-10: 1597260452
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 161mm x 32mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Illuminates the conservationist's quest for answers to a fundamental question: how can people live prosperously on the land and keep it healthy, too?

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