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Rediscovery of the Wild

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ISBN-10: 0262518333

ISBN-13: 9780262518338

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter H. Kahn, Patricia H. Hasbach

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We often enjoy the benefits of connecting with nearby, domesticated nature -- a citypark, a backyard garden. But this book makes the provocative case for the necessity of connectingwith wild nature -- untamed, unmanaged, not encompassed, self-organizing, and unencumbered andunmediated by technological artifice. We can love the wild. We can fear it. We are strengthened andnurtured by it. As a species, we came of age in a natural world far wilder than today's, and much ofthe need for wildness still exists within us, body and mind. T he Rediscovery of theWild considers ways to engage with the wild, protect it, and recover it -- for ourpsychological and physical well-being and to flourish as a…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 1/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

About the Contributors
Introduction
Quantifying Wildness: A Scientist's Lessons about Wolves and Wild Nature
The Wild and the Self
The Old Rules
Wild Wings
Children and Wild Animals
Living Out of Our Minds
A Wild Psychology
Culture and the Wild
Five Feathers for the Cannot Club
The Rewilding of the Human Species
Name Index
Subject Index