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Find americqn how to subscribe here. Get to Know Us. Maerican the same time that we were draining the swamps, felling the giant trees, plowing up the ancient prairie, fouling the air, and polluting the rivers a list that barely scratches the surfacesome Americans were asking, Is this a good thing? Off hand, one of the later pieces on ecopsychology reads like some tryhard wannabe postmodern rubbish.

He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and It even includes a silk ribbon bookmark. In this superbly edited volume, McKibben draws a clear distinction between the two.

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Although the size of the book may seem daunting, the essays are short, anywhere from 1 to 25 pages or so. Perez rated it really liked it. I highly recommend this read if you are interested in mother nature as a whole.

American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (LOA #182)

Oct 22, Beau Daignault rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. Jan 22, Laurel L. United States of America. A self-help mckibbrn, and a rigorous analysis of the psychology mvkibben motivation. Here are some of America? If you are interested in the environment, I would recommend this book. I’m becoming obsessed with wilderness and in turn have grown increasingly aware of all the damage we’ve done and how unnecessarily and fe This isn’t a book I’m reading cover to cover, but I’ve worked through a bunch of it and feel so much better off having done so.

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It includes the works of at least half a dozen poets, a couple ex-presidents, a former Supreme Court justice, a former governor, songwriters, photographers, and a cartoonist.

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I would also like to see a counter anthology put together, because anyone who enthusiastically reads American Earth should also develop a better sense of what they’re up against.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Apr 25, Stephanie rated it liked it Shelves: Foreword by Al Gore. The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future This anthology includes excerpts and essays that, right or wrong, helped shape the environmental movement.

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