The Quiet World

The Quiet World


In this fascinating follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Wilderness Warrior, acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley offers a riveting, expansive look at the past and present battle to preserve Alaska’s wilderness. Brinkley explores the colorful diversity of Alaska’s wildlife, arrays the forces that have wreaked havoc on its primeval arctic refuge—from Klondike Gold Rush prospectors to environmental disasters like the Exxon-Valdez oil spill—and documents environmental heroes from Theodore Roosevelt to Dwight Eisenhower and beyond. Not merely a record of Alaska’s past, Quiet World is a compelling call-to-arms for sustainability, conservationism, and conscientious environmental stewardship—a warning that the land once called Seward’s Folly may go down in history as America’s Greatest Mistake.

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  • Chapter 001
    Duration: 01h02min
  • Chapter 002
    Duration: 43min
  • Chapter 003
    Duration: 01h20min
  • Chapter 004
    Duration: 01h15min
  • Chapter 005
    Duration: 01h13min
  • Chapter 006
    Duration: 01h16min
  • Chapter 007
    Duration: 36min
  • Chapter 008
    Duration: 58min
  • Chapter 009
    Duration: 52min
  • Chapter 010
    Duration: 38min
  • Chapter 011
    Duration: 38min
  • Chapter 012
    Duration: 02h30min
  • Chapter 013
    Duration: 01h34s
  • Chapter 014
    Duration: 46min
  • Chapter 015
    Duration: 01h13s
  • Chapter 016
    Duration: 52min
  • Chapter 017
    Duration: 42min
  • Chapter 018
    Duration: 43min
  • Chapter 019
    Duration: 36min
  • Chapter 020
    Duration: 01h05min
  • Chapter 021
    Duration: 46min
  • Chapter 022
    Duration: 50min
  • Chapter 023
    Duration: 23min
  • Chapter 024
    Duration: 01h12min
  • Chapter 025
    Duration: 58min
  • sample
    Duration: 01min