Book 2014

Keeping the Wild

Against the Domestication of Earth

ISBN: 978-1-59726-448-8 (Print) 978-1-61091-559-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Clashing Worldviews

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Rise of the Neo-greens

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      Pages 10-15

      The Conceptual Assassination of Wilderness

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      Pages 16-30

      Ptolemaic Environmentalism

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      Pages 31-44

      With Friends Like These, Wilderness and Biodiversity Do Not Need Enemies

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      Pages 45-54

      What’s So New about the “New Conservation”?

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      Pages 55-65

      Conservation in No-Man’s-Land

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      Pages 66-80

      The “New Conservation”

  3. Against Domestication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-108

      The Fable of Managed Earth

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      Pages 109-113

      Conservation in the Anthropocene

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      Pages 114-125

      The Myth of the Humanized Pre-Columbian Landscape

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      Pages 126-136

      The Future of Conservation: An Australian Perspective

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      Pages 137-145

      Expanding Parks, Reducing Human Numbers, and Preserving All the Wild Nature We Can: A Superior Alternative to Embracing the Anthropocene Era

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      Pages 146-161

      Green Postmodernism and the Attempted Highjacking of Conservation

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      Pages 162-173

      Why the Working Landscape Isn’t Working

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      Pages 174-179

      Valuing Naturalness in the “Anthropocene”: Now More than Ever

  4. The Value of the Wild

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

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      Pages 183-187

      Wild World

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      Pages 188-196

      Living Beauty

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      Pages 197-204

      Wilderness: What and Why?

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      Pages 205-210

      Resistance

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      Pages 211-214

      An Open Letter to Major John Wesley Powell

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 217-271