Further Reading

What follows is a selected bibliography on literature connected to the radical environmental movement history. The list is not comprehensive, but is intended as an introduction for readers interested in learning more about some of the literature from which the virtual exhibition “Radical Environmentalism’s Print History: From Earth First! to Wild Earth” draws.

Abbey, Edward. Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968.

———. The Monkey Wrench Gang. New York: Lippincott, 1975. 

Bari, Judi. Revolutionary Ecology: Biocentrism & Deep Ecology. Melville: Trees Foundation, 1998.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962.

Covill, Christopher J. “Greenpeace, Earth First! and The Earth Liberation Front: The Progression of the Radical Environmental Movement in America.” University of Rhode Island Senior Honors Projects, Paper 93 (2008).

Foreman, Dave. Confessions of an Eco-Warrior. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.

———. Ecodefence: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching. Tucson: A Ned Ludd Book, 1987.

Lee, Martha. Earth First!: Environmental Apocalypse. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1949.

Loeffler, Jack. “Abbey, Edward.” In Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 1-4. Edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

Manes, Christopher. Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.

Meadows, Donella H. and the Club of Rome. The Limits to Growth; A Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind. New York: Universe Books, 1972. 

Merchant, Carolyn. Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World. London: Routledge, 1992.

Mies, Maria and Vandana Shiva. Ecofeminism. London: Zed Books, 1993.

Monaghan, Patricia. ”Gaia.” In Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 679-80. Edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

Næss, Arne. “Shallow and the Deep. Long-Range Ecology Movements: A Summary.” Inquiry 16, no. 1 (1972): 95-100.

Snyder, Gary. Turtle Island. New York: A New Directions Book, 1974.

Taylor, Bron. Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2010.

———. “Earth First! and the Earth Liberation Front“ in Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

———. “Radical Environmentalism.” In Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 1326-35. Edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

———. “Religion, Violence and Radical Environmentalism: From Earth First! to the Unabomber to the Earth Liberation Front.” Terrorism and Political Violence 10, no. 4 (1998): 1-42.

———. “Snyder, Gary” In Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 1562-7. Edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

———. “The Tributaries of Radical Environmentalism,” Journal for the Study of Radicalism 2, no. 1 (2008): 27-61. 

Taylor, Bron, and Michael Zimmerman. “Deep Ecology” In Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 456-60. Edited by Bron Taylor. London & New York: Continuum, 2005.

Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854.