Wild Earth 10, no. 2

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Wild Earth 10, no. 2

Intended as yet another instrument for attacking anthropocentric ideologies and voracious agricultural/industrial civilizations, the journal Wild Earth was published by the Earth First! movement between 1991–2004.

Butler, Tom, ed., Wild Earth 10, no. 2 (Summer 2000). Republished by the Environment & Society Portal, Multimedia Library. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/6095.

Issue Theme: History and Opportunity: American Parks and Protected Areas

This issue includes:

  • Anthropocentrism and Predation by John Muir
  • Charting American Environmentalism’s Early (Intellectual) Geography, 1890-1920
    by James Morton Turner
  • Creating Tradition: The Roots of National Park Management by Richard West Sellars
  • Walk Softly and Carry a Big Map: Historical Roots of Wildlands Network Planning by Ed Zahniser
  • Reformation Through Amputation: Expanding National Parks by Shrinking National Forests
    by David Carle
  • The Sonoran Desert National Park: A Modest Proposal of Extraordinary Scope
    by Carlos Martines del Rio and Bill Broyles
  • Maine Woods National Park: The Best Way to Restore the Wild by Michael Kellett

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Further readings: 
  • Butler, Tom, ed. Wild Earth: Wild Ideas for a World Out of Balance. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2002.
  • Foreman, Dave, and Howie Wolke. The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States. New York: Harmony Books, 1992.
  • Manes, Christopher. Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990.
  • Sellars, Richard West. Preserving Nature in the National Parks: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.
  • Sundin, Bosse. “Environmental Protection and the National Parks.” In Science in Sweden: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 1739–1989, edited by Tore Frängsmyr, 199–226. Canton: Science History Publications, 1989.