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Cover of "The Holy Earth: The Birth of a New Land Ethic" by Liberty Hyde Bailey, foreword by Wendell Berry, and edited by John Linstrom.

The Holy Earth - The Birth of a New Land Ethic by Liberty Hyde Bailey

Foreword by Wendell Berry  Edited by John Linstrom

By turns expansive and compact, growing from tradition and challenging dogma, Liberty Hyde Bailey's environmental manifesto, The Holy Earth, draws on a deep well of agrarian tradition stretching back through Thomas Jefferson to Hesiod, while simultaneously invoking the profound scientific thought of the early twentieth century. It makes an impassioned plea for humanity to take a "new hold" in our outlook and sense of responsibility toward Earth's ecosytems.

Originally published in 1915, this is the 100th anniversary edition.

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