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Round River

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ISBN-10: 0195015630

ISBN-13: 9780195015638

Edition: 1972 (Reprint)

Authors: Luna B. Leopold, Charles W. Schwartz, Aldo Leopold

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To those who know the charm of Aldo Leopold's writing in A Sand County Almanac, this collection from his journals and essays will be a new delight. The journal entries included here were written in camp during his many field trips--hunting, fishing, and exploring--and they indicate the source of ideas on land ethics found in his longer essays. They reflect as well two long canoe trips in Canada and a sojourn in Mexico, where Leopold hunted deer with bow and arrow. The essays presented here are culled from the more contemplative notes which were still in manuscript form at the time of Leopold's death in 1948, fighting a brush fire on a neighbor's farm. Round River has been edited by…    
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List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 1972
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/30/1972
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 8.07" wide x 5.31" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Aldo Leopold, who has become the most esteemed ecologist of this century, is best remembered for his articulation of the "land ethic," which demonstrates a respect and reverence for all life. His landmark book A Sand County Almanac, published in 1949, is considered by many to be the most significant book published on nature and the environment. Born in Burlington, Iowa, Leopold attended the Yale Graduate School of Forestry (newly established in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot) and graduated in 1909. He immediately began his career with the U.S. Forest Service as a forest assistant in Arizona and later became supervisor of Carson National Forest in New Mexico in 1912. During his stint in the…    

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