Primary documents as sources of historical data.

Aldo Leopold (author, outdoorsman, conservationist, wildlife biologist)

Wilderness and the American Mind

“A Man’s Leisure Time,” Round River (1953).

Select a paragraph or more from the reading about “A Man’s Leisure Time,” in Round River and be ready to read it and explain what it means to the class


Paragraph: Pages


What does he say?





What is the meaning of what he wrote:

What does Leopold mean by the term “leisure?”

A. how does he relate the concept of hobbies to being human
B. what sort of human being is he describing


Describe each of these references’ importance:


What has leisure time, particularly modern hobbies, have to do with wilderness?

The cube or box of wilderness has how many dimensions?

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