Aldo Leopold : His Life and Work.

By: Meine, CurtContributor(s): Berry, WendellPublisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (655 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780299249038Subject(s): Leopold, Aldo, -- 1886-1948.;Naturalists -- Wisconsin -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aldo Leopold : His Life and WorkDDC classification: 508.32/4 B LOC classification: QH31Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Midwest -- 1. Sources (1843-1887) -- 2. Prospect Hill (1887-1904) -- Part II. East -- 3. Lawrenceville (1904-1905) -- 4. New Haven (1905-1906) -- 5. Forest School (1906-1909) -- Part III. Southwest -- 6. Apache: The Breaks of the Blue (1909-1911) -- 7. Carson: A Delightful Turmoil (1911-1913) -- 8. On Top (1913-1915) -- 9. "To Promote the Protection and Enjoyment of Wild Things…" (1915-1919) -- 10. Chief of Operations (1919-1922) -- 11. Pioneers and Gullies (1923-1924) -- Part IV. Wisconsin -- 12. A Fish out of Water (1924-1928) -- 13. "Game Methods: The American Way" (1928-1932) -- 14. Consulting Forester (1932-1933) -- 15. The Professor (1933-1934) -- 16. The Value of Wilderness (1934-1935) -- 17. Toward a Biotic View of Land (1936-1939) -- 18. Digging Deeper (1939-1941) -- 19. Land Use and Democracy (1942-1945) -- 20. A Portent of a Different Future (1945-1947) -- 21. Finale (1947-1948) -- Epilogue -- Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: This biography of Aldo Leopold follows him from his childhood as a precocious naturalist to his profoundly influential role in the development of conservation and modern environmentalism in the United States. This edition includes a new preface by author Curt Meine and an appreciation by acclaimed Kentucky writer and farmer Wendell Berry.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part I. Midwest -- 1. Sources (1843-1887) -- 2. Prospect Hill (1887-1904) -- Part II. East -- 3. Lawrenceville (1904-1905) -- 4. New Haven (1905-1906) -- 5. Forest School (1906-1909) -- Part III. Southwest -- 6. Apache: The Breaks of the Blue (1909-1911) -- 7. Carson: A Delightful Turmoil (1911-1913) -- 8. On Top (1913-1915) -- 9. "To Promote the Protection and Enjoyment of Wild Things…" (1915-1919) -- 10. Chief of Operations (1919-1922) -- 11. Pioneers and Gullies (1923-1924) -- Part IV. Wisconsin -- 12. A Fish out of Water (1924-1928) -- 13. "Game Methods: The American Way" (1928-1932) -- 14. Consulting Forester (1932-1933) -- 15. The Professor (1933-1934) -- 16. The Value of Wilderness (1934-1935) -- 17. Toward a Biotic View of Land (1936-1939) -- 18. Digging Deeper (1939-1941) -- 19. Land Use and Democracy (1942-1945) -- 20. A Portent of a Different Future (1945-1947) -- 21. Finale (1947-1948) -- Epilogue -- Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

This biography of Aldo Leopold follows him from his childhood as a precocious naturalist to his profoundly influential role in the development of conservation and modern environmentalism in the United States. This edition includes a new preface by author Curt Meine and an appreciation by acclaimed Kentucky writer and farmer Wendell Berry.

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