A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation [Audiobook] download free by Aldo Leopold

A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation Audiobook download free by Aldo Leopold
  • Listen audiobook: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation
  • Author: Aldo Leopold
  • Release date: 2014/1/19
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781598532067
  • Rating: 9.79 of 10
  • Votes: 330
  • Review by: Asa Jacobson
  • Review rating: 9.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/27
  • Duration: 11H28M6S in 256 kbps (186.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Musepack, MPEG4, MP3, WAV, WMA, AIFF, FLAC (compression ZIP, AZW3, AZW, TGZ, RAR, TAR)
  • Total pages original book: 931
  • Includes a PDF summary of 110 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 1H20M23S (22 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Since his death in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been increasingly recognized as one of the indispensable figures of American environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and ecologist, he was also a gifted writer whose farsighted land ethic is proving increasingly relevant in our own time. Now, Leopold's essential contributions to our literature-some hard-to-find or previously unpublished-are gathered in a single volume for the first time. Here is his classic A Sand County Almanac, hailed-with Thoreau's Walden and Carson's Silent Spring-as one of the main literary influences on the modern environmental movement. Published in 1949, it is still astonishing today: a vivid, firsthand, philosophical tour de force. Along with Sand County are more than fifty articles, essays, and lectures exploring the new complexities of ecological science and what we would now call environmental ethics. Leopold's sharp-eyed, often humorous journals are illustrated here for the first time with his original photographs, drawings, and maps. Also unique to this collection is a selection of over 100 letters, most of them never before published, tracing his personal and professional evolution and his efforts to foster in others the love and sense of responsibility he felt for the land. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation's literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America's best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Natural History Books, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Applied Ecology, Social Impact Of Environmental Issues, Conservation Of The Environment
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 44.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 129.54x200.66x38.1mm
  • Weight: 793.79g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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