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Wild Heart: The possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand
  

Wild Heart: The possibility of wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand (Paperback)

Edited by Abbott, Mick
Edited by Reeve, Richard

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Images of pristine forests, mountain ranges, untameable rivers and empty expanses of coastline are the key attraction in how we promote Aotearoa New Zealand internationally: '100% Pure' no less. Such wildness is at this nation's psychological and physical core. This book searches... for an understanding of 'the wild', of what makes wilderness such an important part of our psyche. The seventeen essays come from trampers, scientists, conservationists, policy-makers, photographers, historians, and writers. Together they examine many aspects of the idea of wilderness. What and where is New Zealand's wilderness? Is the wilderness something that we lock up or not? How do Maori see wilderness? How is it defined by law and what is government policy? Why? Where does that leave us? What do we want of wilderness? Can we exploit its resources? Wild Heart looks forward, as exploring the 'possibility' of wilderness lies at its core. What could wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand become, and, consequently, what might we its people also become?
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ISBN 9781877578205
Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
Publisher Otago University Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781877578205
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Otago University Press
Imprint Otago University Press
Published 30 Nov 2011
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Abbott, Mick
Edited by Reeve, Richard
Category Environmentalist Thought & Ideology
Conservation Of The Environment
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 244
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 307.3309
Weight 404g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Wilderness areas - New Zealand, Wilderness areas - New Zealand - Psychological aspects
NBS Text Environment & Ecology: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education

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