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Our Oldest TaskMaking Sense of Our Place in Nature$
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Eric T. Freyfogle

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780226326399

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.001.0001

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Our Oldest Task
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Eric T. Freyfogle

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0001

This is a book about nature and culture, about our place and plight on earth and the nagging challenges we face in living on it in ways that might endure. It deals with what American conservationist Aldo Leopold once termed the “oldest task in human history,” the task of living on land without degrading it....

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