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American Earth environmental writing since Thoreau

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Published by Literary Classics of the United States in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Ecocriticism,
  • Environmental literature,
  • Ecology in literature,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Environmentalism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Bill McKibben ; foreword by Al Gore.
SeriesLibrary of America
ContributionsMcKibben, Bill., Gore, Albert, 1948-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 1047 p. :
Number of Pages1047
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21173866M
ISBN 101598530208, 1598530240
ISBN 109781598530209, 9781598530247
LC Control Number2007940683

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