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Cities in the Wilderness A New Vision of Land Use in America

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ISBN-10: 1597261513

ISBN-13: 9781597261517

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bruce E. Babbitt, Bruce Babbitt

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In this brilliant, gracefully written, and important new book, former Secretary of the Interior and Governor of Arizona Bruce Babbitt brings fresh thought to questions of how we can build a future we want to live in. We've all experienced America's changing natural landscape as the integrity of our forests, seacoasts, and river valleys succumbs to strip malls, new roads, and subdivisions. Too often, we assume that when land is developed it is forever lost to the natural world--or hope that a patchwork of local conservation strategies can somehow hold up against further large-scale development. In CITIES IN THE WILDERNESS, Bruce Babbitt makes the case for why we need a national vision of…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 8/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Prologue
Everglades Forever
Cities in the Wilderness
What's the Matter with Iowa?
At Water's Edge
Land of the Free
Epilogue
Suggested Readings
Acknowledgments
Index