Contact; Mountain Climbing and Environmental Thinking

Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2008. First Edition. Paperback. 242 pp. 21 cm. White and Blue photographic wrappers. NEW. From rear cover: "Mountain climbing is a relatively new sport in human history. Until the eighteenth century, mountains were considered inhospitable, even evil. Since then, most of the world's peaks have been climbed, and from each climber, each climb, come fresh appraisals of the connection between humans and nature. "The twenty-three climbing narratives collected and contexturalized by Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy in Contact illuminate the spectrum of human attitudes toward mountains and the natural world, and the growing symbiosis between climbing and environmental awareness..." As NEW. Item #13689
ISBN: 9780874177466

Price: $24.95

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