Home Place: Essays on Ecology / Edition 2 by Stan Rowe, J. S. Rowe | | 9781896300535 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Home Place: Essays on Ecology / Edition 2

Home Place: Essays on Ecology / Edition 2

by Stan Rowe, J. S. Rowe
     
 

ISBN-10: 1896300537

ISBN-13: 9781896300535

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: NeWest Publishers, Limited

First released in 1990, the essays in Home Place range from the personal—the search for a childhood vision of pristine grassland, the boy who goes from hunting to respecting wildlife and the living space around him—to theory on land use, environmental law, agriculture, education, and technology as it affects the relationships between humanity and the

Overview

First released in 1990, the essays in Home Place range from the personal—the search for a childhood vision of pristine grassland, the boy who goes from hunting to respecting wildlife and the living space around him—to theory on land use, environmental law, agriculture, education, and technology as it affects the relationships between humanity and the Ecosphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781896300535
Publisher:
NeWest Publishers, Limited
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Henderson Book Ser.
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Author's Note and Acknowledgementsvi
Forewordix
Preface1
Virgin Prairie, Farewell
The Relict Grassland9
The First 100 Years: Land Use in the Prairies13
Wilderness as Home Place26
The Quintessential Westerner32
Facing Reality
Ecology and Popular Science41
Changing the Global Vision50
Technology and Ecology58
Nature, Self, and Art66
Growing Up
Growing Up in Granum77
Beauty and the Botanist82
The Lake Athabasca Sand Dunes92
Arks Can't Save Aardvarks98
Strictly Academic
Crimes Against the Ecosphere105
Role of the University122
Ethical Ecosphere132
Pro-World Choice136
The New Nature139
Agriculture
Living with Grass151
Goals for Agriculture154
Too Late for Eden?166
Transforming Agriculture175
Prairie Land and People184
Trade And Travel
Restricted Trade195
Trading in Water200
June Trip to China, 1983203
China Revisited, June 1985212
Envoy
Modesty in the Home Place225
Bibliography234
Notes237
Author Biography245

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