The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology / Edition 1

The Idea of Wilderness: From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology / Edition 1

by Max Oelschlaeger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300053703

ISBN-13: 9780300053708

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Yale University Press

How has the concept of wild nature changed over the millennia? And what have been the environmental consequences? In a wide-ranging work of intellectual history, Max Oelschlaeger presents a stimulating new examination of humankind's relationship with the natural world through the ages-from early totemism through Egyptian, Greco-Roman, and Judeo-Christian…  See more details below

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How has the concept of wild nature changed over the millennia? And what have been the environmental consequences? In a wide-ranging work of intellectual history, Max Oelschlaeger presents a stimulating new examination of humankind's relationship with the natural world through the ages-from early totemism through Egyptian, Greco-Roman, and Judeo-Christian supernaturalism to the rise of materialism and modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300053708
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
489
Sales rank:
475,911
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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