Edward Abbey
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Edward Abbey

American author and essayist

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Edward Paul Abbey was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues and criticism of public land policies. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by environmentalists and groups defending nature by various means, also called eco-warriors, his novel Hayduke Lives, and his essay collections One Life at a Time, Please and Down the River . His prophecies of a looming totalitarian state and the role of wilderness as a safe refuge for dissenters is relevant more than ever given the current developments in the American socio-political sphere.

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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University of Arizona
University of Arizona

Public university in Tucson, Arizona, United States

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University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#1173 World Rank #241 USA Rank
Philosophy
#3175 World Rank #635 USA Rank
Literature