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Earthkeeping

love notes to tough times

The author of Alder Music, Gary Saunders returns with an evocative, lyrical, and immersive collection of personal essays on our relationship with nature and with each other. In nine sections, … 316 View

The Culture of Nature

North American Landscape from Disney to the Exxon Valdez, Second Edition

Since it was first published in 1991, few books have come close to capturing the depth and breadth of Alexander Wilson’s innovative ecocultural compendium The Culture of Nature. His work … 352 View
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Acknowledgements

From: The Culture of Nature

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Author’s acknowledgements 2 $0.20 Add
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Foreword

From: Earthkeeping

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Forward from Tom Dawe, St. John’s Poet Laureate from 2010-13. 1 $0.10 Add
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Foreword to the second edition

From: The Culture of Nature

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The foreword highlights how Wilson’s environmental activism was ahead of his time and explores how his ideas and practices are still relevant today. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction: Nature under Glass?

From: Earthkeeping

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The Introduction reflects on nature from a child’s perspective and the lessons to be learned. 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: The Culture of Nature

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The author notes that the book is inspired by two events – a trip to Disney World and the Oka protests outside Montreal – and that he has written a cultural history of nature in North … 11 $1.10 Add
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The Life Rural

Part One

From: Earthkeeping

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Part One contains the sections: A Place in Time, Meditating in the Country, Robinsong, and I Miss My Barbers. Topics discussed include the Acadian culture and farming, the Acadian Expulsion, the … 19 $1.90 Add
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Ecology

Part Two

From: Earthkeeping

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Part Two contains the sections: Peeper Spring, Cornsequences, Chipmunk Penance, Nova Scotia’s 2003 Floods, A Calendar of Roadside Flowers, Tough Little Trees of the Fringe, Leaf Thief I and … 37 $3.70 Add
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The View from the Road

Recreation and Tourism

From: The Culture of Nature

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The author explores the intersections between recreation, tourism, and the environment. The chapter includes 11 photos and images. 36 $3.60 Add
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Nature Education and Promotion

From: The Culture of Nature

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The chapter examines the growing desire to educate the public, in particular school-aged children, about the preservation and conservation of nature and the environment. The chapter includes 15 … 40 $4.00 Add
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Wild Kin

Part Three

From: Earthkeeping

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Part Three contains the sections: The Lovely Duckling, Turtle Tale, So Excellent a Fish: Capelin, Gift from the Sky, God’s Dead Dog & Other Roadkills, Caribou Caper, COVID-19 Moment, … 43 $4.30 Add
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Invertebrata

Part Four

From: Earthkeeping

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Part Four contains the sections: Spider Love, Of Mayflies & Millennia,Potato Bug Waltz, The Hornet Dilemma, Bumblebee Hotel, Ticked!. Topics discussed include spiders, the lifespan of … 26 $2.60 Add
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Nature at Home

A Social Ecology of Postwar Landscape Design

From: The Culture of Nature

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The author explores post-second world war landscape design, including the explosion of suburbs and the gendered nature of the urban environment. The chapter includes 13 photos and images. 32 $3.20 Add
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Looking at the Non-Human

Nature Movies and TV

From: The Culture of Nature

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This chapter provides a history of nature movies and television, from National Geographic to Disney to Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom andincludes nine photos and images. 42 $4.20 Add
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Work & Play & Food

Part Five

From: Earthkeeping

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Part Five contains the sections: Down to Earth, A Salmon for Supper, Of Seals and Cod and Us, Oatmeal Shenanigans, Part Surgeon, Part Seamstress: A Fly-Tying Memoir, Dike-Land Rambles, Chaga … 51 $5.10 Add