Reflections from the North Country

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Written in the last years of his life, Reflections from the North Country is often considered Sigurd Olson's most intellectually significant work. Based on speeches delivered at town meetings and government hearings, Olson outlines the wilderness philosophy he developed while working as an outspoken advocate for the conservation of America's natural heritage. This book joins The Singing Wilderness and Listening Point as the core of Olson's work that became an inspiration to the ...
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Overview

Written in the last years of his life, Reflections from the North Country is often considered Sigurd Olson's most intellectually significant work. Based on speeches delivered at town meetings and government hearings, Olson outlines the wilderness philosophy he developed while working as an outspoken advocate for the conservation of America's natural heritage. This book joins The Singing Wilderness and Listening Point as the core of Olson's work that became an inspiration to the burgeoning environmental movement.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816629930
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Series: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Book Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 383,105
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Reflections
Pt. 1 Primal Heritage
1 Frontiers 3
2 The Gatherers 8
3 Nomads 15
4 Intuition 21
5 Timelessness 27
6 Solitude 32
7 The Great Silences 37
8 Mystery and the Unknown 42
9 Evolution of Mind 47
10 The Dream of Hudson Bay 53
Pt. 2 Search for Meaning
11 Harmony 61
12 Awareness 67
13 Aliveness 73
14 Oneness 79
15 Beauty 83
16 Simplicity 89
17 Courage 95
18 Freedom 101
19 Tradition 106
20 Wholeness 112
Pt. 3 The Imponderables
21 The Intangibles 121
22 Love of the Land 127
23 Flashes of Insight 133
24 Balance and Order 139
25 Know Thyself 145
26 Contemplation 150
27 Immortality 155
28 The Emergent God 163
Epilogue
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