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Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?-A Scientific Detective Story
Our Stolen Future
Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?-A Scientific Detective Story
Paperback      ISBN: 0452274141
Identifies the various ways in which chemical pollutants in the environment are disrupting human reproductive patterns and causing such problems as birth defects, sexual abnormalities, and reproductive failure. Reprint. Tour. NYT.
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Cadillac Desert
The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Paperback      ISBN: 0140178244
Details the achievements of creating a desert civilization and projects on the future problems of limited groundwater reserves, silting up of reservoirs, and contamination of soil
Travels of William Bartram
Travels of William Bartram
Paperback      ISBN: 0486200132
First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Naturalist's poetic, lovely account of travels through Florida, Georgia, Carolinas from 1773 to 1778. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty..." — New York Times. 13 illustrations.
Gaia & God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing
Gaia & God
An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing
Paperback      ISBN: 0060669675
Internationally acclaimed author and teacher Rosemary Radford Ruether presents a sweeping ecofeminist theology that illuminates a path toward "earth-healing"--a whole relationship between men and women, communities and nations. "This is theology that really matters."--Harvey Cox
Letters from the Country
Letters from the Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0816633223
Holy the Firm
Holy the Firm
Paperback      ISBN: 0060915439
Writing about a moth consumed by a candle flame, a girl burned in an airplane accident, and a baptism on a cold beach, Dillard bears witness to the violent incursions of the Absolute into the wreck of space and her vision of the power play of holy fire
The Night Country
The Night Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0803267355
Toward the end of his life, Loren Eiseley reflected on the mystery of life, throwing light on those dark places traversed by himself and centuries of humankind. The Night Country is a gift of wisdom and beauty from the famed anthropologist. It describes his needy childhood in Nebraska, reveals his increasing sensitivity to the odd and ordinary in nature, and focuses on a career that turns him inward as he reaches outward for answers in old bones.
Secrets of the Universe: Scenes from the Journey Home
Secrets of the Universe
Scenes from the Journey Home
Paperback      ISBN: 0807063312
Essays examine relationships within families, communities, and regions, and reflect on the mystery of the universe
What Are People For?
What Are People For?
Paperback      ISBN: 0865474370
Two spiritual prose poems precede more than twenty essays in which the author argues for the diversification of local economies, elucidates how art participates in our lives, and urges that humanity collectively seek harmony between human economy and nature
A Natural History of Love
A Natural History of Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0679761837
The author of the best-selling A Natural History of the Senses explores the diverse faces and forms of love from a scientific, psychological, and philosophical perspective. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.