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The American Wilderness: Reflections on Nature Protection in the United States

By: Thomas R Vale

320 pages, 21 tables

University of Virginia Press

Hardback | Jul 2005 | #155542 | ISBN: 0813923360
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The American Wilderness: Reflections on Nature Protection in the United States explores the division between how Americans embrace protected landscapes and how they consider nature itself. The book argues for the validity of landscape protection and the benefits of achieving strict preserves and mixed-commodity places in a democratic society.


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Biography

Thomas R. Vale is Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the recipient of the James J. Parsons Award, given for career achievement by the Association of American Geographers.

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