Limit search to available items
Book Cover
E-book

Title From the land / edited by Nancy P. Pittman ; introduction by Wes Jackson

Published Washington, DC : Island Press, [1988]
©1988
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  

Copies

Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Series Conservation classics
Conservation classics.
Contents Earth is his book / Jesse Stuart -- Honey hollow / P. Alston Waring -- M Mahons gardeners calendar / Florence Horn Retzer -- Subjects of the King / Nancy Nisbet -- Long gramp / Cleveland Rodgers -- Soil defense / Henry A. Wallace -- What happened to the Maya? / Howard D. Fabing -- Farmer stage / Neil M. Clark -- Machine-built soil / E.H. Faulkner -- I scratch natures back / Charles S. Becker -- Soil ranger / Ellen Orr -- Alberts program / Channing Cope -- The high cost of poor farming / Louis Bromfield -- One-man third force / James Rorty -- Two men from South Dakota / George S. Reeves -- The case against farming as a big business / Ralph Borsodi -- Make mine big / Ladd Haystead -- For birth control / J. Russell Smith -- For grassland and factory farming / H.C. Kuthe -- Old-fashioned strawberries / Leonard Wickenden -- How much conservation can we afford? / Leonard Hall -- Rain on the mountains / John Muir -- The answer is water / Marion S. Oneal -- The rain is stilled / Russell Lord -- Do we need more tile? / E.H. Faulkner -- Water is life / Ross Calvin -- Goodbye, Main Street / Ross Calvin -- White tempus fugit / Anonymous -- Our nation's water wealth / Arthur H. Carhart -- Unfair to fish and man / Kenneth Reid -- Insoak is the answer / Elmer T. Peterson -- First choice: Rachel Carson / Russell Lord -- Toward clean rivers / Art Robinson -- Discovering my own country / Gifford Pinchot -- No friendly resource / Gilbert Chinard -- Testimony of trees / Jesse Stuart -- A corn tree -- the chestnut / J. Russell Smith -- Planting fuel in Iran / Henry S. Kernan -- Prophet of the grass / Joseph Kinsey Howard -- Pure white or speckled? / R.L. & A.N. -- Fences / Homer Croy -- More about grass and related matters / Louis Bromfield -- 31 fescue: this is it! / Channing Cope -- Sweet living at Yellow River / Channing Cope -- Does a plant see? / James R. Simmons -- Of locusts and a lost Eden / Walter C. Lowdermilk -- The danger of weed-killers / Alfred G. Etter -- Stone Age plants in the atom age / Wheeler McMillen -- The newer knowledge of Elmer V. McCollum / Russell Lord -- Other lands: traditional knowledge / Walter C. Lowdermilk -- The trace elements in nutrition / Jonathan Forman, M.D. -- Health depends on soil / W.A. Albrecht -- How to make humus / Helen M. Fox -- Unfitting the unborn / James Rorty & N. Phillip Norman, M.D. -- The Earth impoverished / Victor Hugo -- Natural farming at Stahrland / Alden Stahr -- Words, words, words / Jonathan Forman, M.D. -- Soil cults and bunk / E.R. Spencer -- How it feels to starve / Samuel Legg -- Watching animals eat / Alfred G. Etter -- DDT and wildlife / Russell Lord -- Insecticides / Rod Cochran -- Cheat takes over / Aldo Leopold -- On bare ground, a dance / M.S. Musgrave -- A day with Aldo Leopold / Alfred G. Etter -- The eternal circuit / Leonard Hall -- Ecology at Malabar / Lois Bromfield -- Darwin and the living landscape / Paul B. Sears -- Islands and man / Rachel Carson -- Land and country / Aldo Leopold -- Delight and challenge / Ross Calvin -- Time prances on / Avis DeVoto -- The fourth R: resources / Paul B. Sears -- In defense of our public domain / Arthur Hawthorne Carhart -- The great struggle in South Africa / Alan Paton -- Speed-free wilderness / George L. Peterson -- Withhold or use? Conflict in the Adirondacks / J.S. Apperson -- Voice for the wilderness / William Chapman White -- Public lands and itching fingers / Wallace Stegner -- The peach in bloom / Byron Herbert Reece -- Cotton pickins done / Fred Ross -- Malabar Farm / E.B. White -- Untitled / Maude Elenor Emmick -- Winter comes / Byron Herbert Reece -- A country pond / Martha Fay Shuman -- Design / Edith Thompson -- The pioneers / Roland Ryder-Smith
Summary Articles from The Land, "a quarterly magazine first published by the Friends of the Land, and dedicated to "the conservation of Soil, Rain and Man"--Back cover
Notes Includes index
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 3, 2015)
Subject Agricultural ecology.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Nature conservation.
Soil conservation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1610912713 (electronic bk)
9780933280656 (ü9780933280663)
9781610912716 (electronic bk)