Human Natures
Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect

The Bell Curve, The Moral Animal, The Selfish Gene -- these and a host of other books and articles have made a seemingly overwhelming case that our genes determine our behavior. Now, in a new book that is sure to stir...

576 pages
6.125 x 9.25

Nature's Fading Chorus
Classic And Contemporary Writings On Amphibians

Edited by Gordon Miller

Naturalists in every age have been intrigued by frogs, toads, and salamanders. They have seen these amphibians in a variety of guises -- as beings with magical powers or implicit moral lessons, as the products of spontaneous generation, as...

250 pages
6 x 9

Earth Rising
American Environmentalism In The 21St Century

"The mission of environmentalism is to mobilize society at all levels to confront the danger and disorder into which human activity has propelled us and guide us to a safer, saner way of living on the planet.... Environmentalism has never been...

258 pages
6 x 9

Consumption, Population, and Sustainability
Perspectives From Science And Religion

Edited by Audrey Chapman, Rodney L. Petersen, and Barbara Smith-Moran

The combined contributions of science and religion to resolving environmental problems are far greater than each could offer working in isolation. Scientific findings are central to understanding the impact of human populations on the environment...

300 pages
6 x 9

Reconciling Work And Wildness

Brooke Williams

As a member of a prominent Salt Lake City family and a direct descendant of Mormon pioneer Brigham Young, Brooke Williams was born into a carefully scripted life. He would study hard, be involved with his church and community, and follow in the...

204 pages
5.5 x 8.25

Fire on the Plateau
Conflict And Endurance In The American Southwest

"This book recounts my journey through the Colorado Plateau, a journey through place and time and self.... During my explorations of more than three decades, I found a land that sears into my heart and soul, a place that has taught me and changed...

416 pages
6 x 9

The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century

Compiled by the acknowledged leaders in environmental career information, The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century is a completely revised and updated edition of what has become the standard reference on the subject...

463 pages
6 x 9

Coming Home to the Pleistocene

"When we grasp fully that the best expressions of our humanity were not invented by civilization but by cultures that preceded it, that the natural world is not only a set of constraints but of contexts within which we can more fully...

206 pages
6 x 9

Green Versus Gold
Sources In California's Environmental History

While the state of California remains one of the most striking and varied landscapes in the world, it has experienced monumental changes since European settlers first set foot there. The past two centuries have witnessed an ongoing struggle...

512 pages
6 x 9

Which World?
Scenarios For The 21St Century

Allen Hammond

In Which World?, scientist Allen Hammond imaginatively probes the consequences of present social, economic, and environmental trends to construct three possible worlds that could await us in the twenty-first century: Market World, in which...

318 pages
6 x 9


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