Wisconsin Land and Life
The many layers of human history and activity that are expressed in Wisconsin’s landscapes provide a distinctiveness and uniqueness that is certainly evident within the Midwest, if not the entire nation. This book series celebrates and documents the landscapes and cultures of Wisconsin with its focus on two types of works: new volumes that represent recent scholarship and research, and reprints of Wisconsin classics that will appeal to contemporary readers.
Please send all inquiries to Arnold Alanen and UW Press Editorial Director Gwen Walker.
Paper $19.95 t
eBook $16.95 t
Living a Land Ethic
A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve
“A significant and important story about how a small group of landowners, inspired by Aldo Leopold, pioneered private conservation and ecological restoration. It offers an insightful reflection on what it means to live the ‘land ethic’ that is quite relevant to today’s growing conservation challenges.”
Paper $24.95 t
eBook $17.95 t
Creating Old World Wisconsin
The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture
“In this gracefully written and insightful book, John D. Krugler pulls back the curtain to reveal the history behind one of the nation’s great outdoor museums. Creating Old World Wisconsin will enlighten and entertain museum visitors and will be essential reading for public history professionals.”
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Condos in the Woods
The Growth of Seasonal and Retirement Homes in Northern Wisconsin
Spirits of Earth
The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes