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The Beast in the Garden A Modern Parable of Man & Nature

€ 32.14

Follows the repopulation of the mountain lion species in Boulder, Colorado, describing how they began reclaiming their natural territory in the late 1980s, in a volume that also discusses the history of the mountain lion and Boulder`s human efforts to coexist with their wild neighbors. 30,000 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Prologue: Death in the Ecotone 5(10)
Part One THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM
1 A Land without Carnivory
15(9)
2 Return of the Native
24(13)
3 Happy Times
37(9)
4 City of Nature
46(6)
5 Lion Search
52(11)
6 The Day Shift
63(18)
Part Two BORROWED TIME
7 Sterkfontein Redux
81(17)
8 Cats and Dogs
98(17)
9 Trouble in the Canyon
115(14)
10 The Hunt
129(21)
11 Culture-Human and Animal
150(19)
Part Three PLAGUE
12 The Long Summer
169(19)
13 Final Run
188(22)
14 The Investigation
210(12)
15 Exegesis
222(9)
Epilogue; The Myth of Wilderness 231
Postscript
241(2)
Notes on Sources
243(16)
Select Bibliography
259(16)
Acknowledgments
275
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
288 pagina's
Januari 2003
635 gram
235 x 159 x 19 mm
W W NORTON & CO us

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