By Julianne Lutz Warren

ISBN-10: 1597260452

ISBN-13: 9781597260459

ISBN-10: 1597264423

ISBN-13: 9781597264426

A family icon of the environmental flow, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) could be the such a lot quoted conservationist in historical past. A Sand County Almanac has offered thousands of copies and Leopold's writings are honored for his or her perceptions approximately land and the way humans may perhaps dwell in live performance with the full neighborhood of life.

But who's the guy at the back of the phrases? How did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights, inspiring generations of environmentalists? construction on earlier scholarship and a clean learn of Leopold's unpublished archival fabrics, Julianne Lutz Newton retraces the highbrow trip generated by means of such ardour and intelligence.

Aldo Leopold's Odyssey illuminates his lifelong quest for solutions to a primary factor: how can humans reside prosperously at the land and continue it fit, too? Leopold's trip took him from Iowa to Yale to the Southwest to Wisconsin, with interesting stops alongside how one can probe the motives of early land cost disasters, give a contribution to the rising technological know-how of ecology, and craft a brand new imaginative and prescient for land use.

More than a biography, this articulate quantity is a advisor to 1 man's highbrow development, and an inspirational source for a person puzzling over the relationships among humans and the land.

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