WILDERNESS AND THE AMERICAN MIND
Wilderness was the basic ingredient of American civilization. Get this from a library! Buy a cheap copy of Wilderness and the American Mind book by Roderick Nash.
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Wilderness and the American mind / Roderick Frazier Nash, Wilderness and the American mind / Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American mind Nash. Nash's study in this book concerns the attitude of Americans' toward the idea of wilderness. Wilderness and the American Mind. TOPICS: Understanding environmental problems; justifying aspirations; of general applicability to environmental problems; written for the first party participant. In addition the "American mind" had to move beyond thinking about our continent in utilitarian terms onlylumber, livestock, crops, and mining. From the raw materials of the physical wilderness. In chapter 4 of "Wilderness and the American Mind", Nash addresses the formation of a new "American" view of the wilderness. "Roderick Nash's classic study of America's changing attitudes toward wilderness has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967.