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Book News Annotation:

Bill McKibben (The End of Nature, The Age of Missing Information) provides an introduction and notes to the text of the 1854 edition. Downplaying the recent appropriation of both the book and the author by environmentalists, he emphasizes Thoreau's social and cultural prescience, and focuses on the two questions of how much is enough and how we know what we want. No index or bibliography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807014189
Introduction:
McKibben, Bill
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Wilderness areas
Subject:
Solitude
Subject:
Walden Woods
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
c1997
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxiii, 312 p.
Dimensions:
8.79x5.77x1.18 in. 1.23 lbs.

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