The River of the Mother of God: and other Essays by Aldo Leopold

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 01.12.1992 - 400 Seiten

His name is inextricably linked with a single work, A Sand County Almanac, a classic of natural history literature and the conservationist's bible. This book brings together the best of Leopold's essays.

 

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Leopold was a renowned conservationist and educator who devoted his life to preservation of the natural environment. His classic work, Sand County Almanac (1949; Oxford Univ. Pr., 1989. pap.), is ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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INTRODUCTION
3
A Tramp in November 1904
33
The Maintenance of Forests 1904
37
The Busy Season 1911
40
To the Forest Officers of the Carson 1913
41
The Varmint Question 1915
47
An Idea That Is Fast Exploding 1918
49
Forestry and Game Conservation 1918
53
The Arboretum and the University 1934
209
Land Pathology 1935
212
An Adventure in Cooperative Conservation 1935
218
Review of Elton Exploring the Animal World 1935
224
Wilderness 1935
226
Threatened Species 1936
230
Means and Ends in Wild Life Management 1936
235
Conservationist in Mexico 1937
239

Notes on the Behavior of Pintail Ducks in a Hailstorm 1919
60
A Plea for Democracy in Sport 1919
62
Piute Forestry vs Forest Fire Prevention 1920
68
The Forestry of the Prophets 1920
71
The Wilderness and Its Place in Forest Recreational Policy 1921
78
Standards of Conservation 1922
82
Some Fundamentals of Conservation in the Southwest 1923
86
A Criticism of the Booster Spirit 1923
98
Pioneers and Gullies 1924
106
Grass Brush Timber and Fire in Southern Arizona 1924
114
The River of the Mother of God 1924
123
Conserving the Covered Wagon 1925
128
The Pig in the Parlor 1925
133
Wilderness as a Form of Land Use 1925
134
The Home Builder Conserves 1928
143
Ho Compadres Piñoneros 1929
148
Report to the American Game Conference on an American Game Policy 1930
150
The American Way 1931
156
Game and Wild Life Conservation 1932
164
GrandOpera Game 1932
169
The Virgin Southwest 1933
173
The Conservation Ethic 1933
181
Conservation Economics 1934
193
Helping Ourselves 1934
203
Chukaremia 1938
245
Letter to a Wildflower Digger 1938
247
Engineering and Conservation 1938
249
The Farmer as a Conservationist 1939
255
A Biotic View of Land 1939
266
New Years Inventory Checks Missing Game 1940
274
The State of the Profession 1940
276
Ecology and Politics 1941
281
Wilderness as a Land Laboratory 1941
287
The Last Stand 1942
290
LandUse and Democracy 1942
295
The Role of Wildlife in a Liberal Education 1942
301
What Is a Weed? 1943
306
In Whole or in Part? 1944
310
Review of Young and Goldman The Wolves of North America 1945
320
The Outlook for Farm Wildlife 194
323
Review of Farrington The Ducks Came Back 1946
327
Adventures of a Conservation Commissioner 1946
330
Wherefore Wildlife Ecology? 1947
336
The Ecological Conscience 1947
338
PUBLICATIONS OF ALDO LEOPOLD
349
INDEX
371
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Über den Autor (1992)

Aldo Leopold was Professor of Wildlife Management at the University of Wisconsin. Susan L. Flader is Professor of History at the University of Missouri, Columbia. J. Baird Callicott is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.

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