Robert Smurr, Sem. II, C 3112 (867-5056); Email: Rob
Peter Impara, Sem II, D 3102 (867-6543); Email: Peter
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REQUIRED TEXTS FOR SPRING 2008 (in approximate reading order):

Because we will examine these texts closely, and because we desire to avoid any complications that might otherwise arise from varying pagination, we prefer that you either buy or find library copies of the same editions listed below, all of which are available for purchase at the campus bookstore. You may be able to find the same editions at better prices through various on-line dealers such as abebooks.com; half.com; amazon.com, etc.

  1. Uncommon Ground. William Cronon (Norton, 1996)
  2. The Organic Machine.  Richard White (University of Washington Press, 1999)
  3. Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle.  Matthew Klingle (Yale University Press, 2007)
  4. The Good Rain.  Timothy Egan (Vintage, 1991)
  5. Biophilia.  Edward O. Wilson (Harvard, 1984)
  6. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.  Jared Diamond (Norton, 1999)
  7. The Geography of Nowhere.  James H. Kunstler (Free Press, 1994)
  8. The Power of Place.  Winifred Gallagher (HarperPerennial, 1993)
  9. Field Notes from a Catastrophe.  Elizabeth Kolbert (Bloomsbury, 2006)
  10. The Science of Conservation Planning. R.F. Noss, et al. (Island Press, 1997)
  11. Roadside Geology of Washington D. Alt and D.W. Hyndman.  (Mountain Press, 1994)
  12. Northwest Exposures. D. Alt and D.W. Hyndman.  (Mountain Press, 1995)