Rob Cole, SEM 2, E 4112 (867-6714); Email: Rob C.
Robert Smurr, SEM 2, C 3112 (867-5056); Email: Rob S.
Office hours are arranged by appointment.
Earth Stewards: Sustainable Living in a Threatened World
(CRN: 222249)  Fall, Winter 2009-10

REQUIRED TEXTS FOR Fall 2009 (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. Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature.  Sandra Postel and Brian Richter (Island Press, 2003)
  4. Nature/Walking.  R. W. Emerson and H. D. Thoreau (Beacon, 1991)
  5. The Wilderness World of John Muir.  Edwin Teale, ed (Mariner, 2001)
  6. A Sand County Almanac.  Aldo Leopold (Oxford, 1987)
  7. The Idea of Wilderness.  Max Oelschlaeger (Yale, 1991)
  8. Across the Olympic Mountains: The Press Expedition, 1889-90.  Robert Wood (Mountaineers, 1976)
  9. Anthropology and Climate Change: From Encounters to Actions.  Susan Crate and Matt Nuttall, eds. (Left Coast Press, 2008)
  10. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change.  Elizabeth Kolbert (Bloomsbury,  2006)