A Word for Nature: Four Pioneering Environmental Advocates, 1845-1913

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1998 - Nature - 256 pages
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The careers and ideas of four figures of monumental importance in the history of American conservation_George Perkins Marsh, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and John Wesley Powell_are explored in A Word for Nature. Robert Dorman offers lively portr
 

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Contents

Preface
George Perkins Marsh
3
Henry David Thoreau
47
John Muir
103
John Wesley Powell
173
Epilogue
219
Notes
227
Bibliography
241
Index
249
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Robert L. Dorman is author of "Revolt of the Provinces: The Regionalist Movement in America, 1920-1945.

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