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Edited by Gavin Van Horn and Bruce Jennings with poetry editors Nickole Brown and Craig Santos Perez, Elementals is the second book series published by Humans & Nature Press.

These five Elementals volumes—Earth, Air, Water, Fire, An Elemental Life—offer essays, poetry, and stories that illuminate the dynamic relationships between people and place, human and nonhuman life, mind and the material world, and the living energies that make all life possible.

Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations

Edited by Gavin Van Horn, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and John Hausdoerffer, Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations is the first book series published by Humans & Nature Press.

A lively series that explores our deep interconnections with the living world. These five Kinship volumes—Planet, Place, Partners, Persons, Practice—offer essays, interviews, poetry, and stories of solidarity, highlighting the interdependence that exists between humans and nonhuman beings.

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What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be?

University of Chicago Press · May 2021

Liberty and the Ecological Crisis: Freedom on a Finite Planet

Routledge · November 2019

The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds

University of Chicago Press · October 2018

Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship between Humans and Nature

University Press of Kentucky · February 2018

The Driftless Reader

University of Wisconsin Press · September 2017

Wildness: Relations of People and Place

University of Chicago Press · April 2017

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

W. W. Norton & Company · February 2017

Ecological Governance: Toward a New Social Contract with the Earth

West Virginia University Press · June 2016

City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness

University of Chicago Press · 2015

Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth

Penguin Press · May 2010

The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America

University of Chicago Press · 2009

The Virtues of Ignorance

University Press of Kentucky · 2008

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