Reprint of A.T. founder's landmark 1928 work, termed a “long-lost classic” by The New Yorker. Many illustrations of the Trail as an example of his philosophy in action (plus maps by MacKaye).
From the back cover:
Today’s small regional-planning projects – attempts to manage growth in ways that restore sense and order to mankind’s relationships with the natural environment – are only resuming work on “some principles that were fully spelled out in The New Exploration: A Philosophy of Regional Planning, a recently rediscovered and now much pored-over book by American forester and planner named Benton MacKaye,” noted as a series of articles by Tony Hiss in The New Yorker in 1989.
Benton MacKaye. 1990.
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