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Of Wolves and Men

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ISBN-10: 0684163225

ISBN-13: 9780684163222

Edition: 1979 (Revised)

Authors: Barry Lopez

List price: $20.00
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Originally Published in 1978, this special twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of the National Book Award finalist includes an entirely new afterword in which the author considers the current state of knowledge about wolves and recent efforts to rein-troduce wolves to their former habitats in American wilderness areas. Humankind's relationship with the wolf is based on a spectrum of responses running from fear to admiration and affection. Lopez's classic, careful study won praise from a wide range of reviewers and went on to improve the way books about wild animals are written. Of Wolves and Men reveals the uneasy interaction between wolves and civilization over the centuries, and the wolf's…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 9/1/1979
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.37" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Barry Lopez was the author of two collections of essays; several story collections; Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award; Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist, and Crow and Weasel, a novella-length fable. He contributed regularly to both American and foreign journals and travelled to more than 70 countries to conduct research. He was the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, Lannan, and National Science Foundations and has been honoured by a number of institutions for his literary, humanitarian, and environmental work.

Canis Lupus Linnaeus
Origin and Description
Social Structure and Communication
Hunting and Territory
And a Cloud Passes Overhead
Amaguk and Sacred Meat
A Wolf in the Heart
Wolf Warriors
The Beast of Waste and Desolation
The Clamor of Justification
Wolfing for Sport
An American Pogrom
And a Wolf Shall Devour the Sun
Out of a Medieval Mind
The Reach of Science
Searching for the Beast
Images from a Childhood
A Howling at Twilight
Epilogue: On the Raising of Wolves and a New Ethology
Afterword: A Reacquaintance with Wolves
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