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Wild in Woods
The Myth of the Noble Eco-Savage
By Robert Whelan
Institute of Economic Affairs
$19.95 Paper Original
Ever since Christopher Columbus visited the New World, the noble savage has been a potent symbol in Western cultures. The noble savage myth has recently been utilized by some champions of conservation. This book, however, argues that indigenous people can destructive of their environments as anyone else.
Series: IEA Studies on the Environment