Our Natural History by Daniel B. Botkin

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A journey along the same trail originally followed by Lewis and Clark argues that the idealized ""balance of nature"" has never existed and explains that nature is in a perpetual, and sometimes radical, state of change.
 

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Published May 9, 1995 by Putnam Adult. 300 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Travel, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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It is these rates of change and kinds of changes that must be our guide to finding solutions to environmental problems.'' Botkin's decision to cut his text into subheaded, scatterburst, short discussions yields an argument that flows as choppily as the lower Missouri.

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This intriguing volume begins with Lewis and Clark's search for a pass in the Rocky Mountain wilderness; it ends with the author's search for original prairie in Omaha, Nebraska. Botkin (Discordant Ha

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This intriguing volume begins with Lewis and Clark's search for a pass in the Rocky Mountain wilderness;

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