By Robert Pogue Harrison
"Forests is among the so much extraordinary essays at the human position in nature i've got ever learn, and belongs at the small shelf that incorporates Raymond Williams' masterpiece, The nation and the City. Elegantly conceived, fantastically written, and powerfully argued, [Forests] is a version of scholarship at its passionate top. nobody who cares approximately cultural historical past, in regards to the human position in nature, or in regards to the way forward for our earthly domestic, should still pass over it.—William Cronon, Yale Review
"Forests is, between different issues, a piece of scholarship, and one in all colossal worth . . . person who we've got wanted. it may be learn and reread, extra to and commented on for a while to come."—John Haines, The ny instances publication Review
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