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Breaking through : essays, journals, and travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Author: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Katharine Anne Rodger
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. Univ. of California Press 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Trailblazing marine biologist, visionary conservationist, deep ecology philosopher, Edward F Ricketts (1897-1948) has reached legendary status in the California mythos. This collection reflects the  Read more...

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Named Person: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Edward Flanders Ricketts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Flanders Ricketts; Katharine Anne Rodger
ISBN: 0520247043 9780520247048
OCLC Number: 835882051
Description: XIX, 348 S. Ill.
Contents: Acknowledgments Foreword Editor's Note Introduction 1. Foreword to the 1925 Pacific Biological Laboratories Catalog 2. "Zoological Introduction" to Between Pacific Tides 3. The Philosophy of "Breaking Through" 4. A Spiritual Morphology of Poetry 5. Essay on Non-teleological Thinking 6. Verbatim Transcription of Notes of Gulf of California Trip 7. Thesis and Materials for a Script on Mexico 8. "Outline and Conspectus" for a Book on the Mandated Islands 9. Transcript of Summer 1945 and 1946 Notes Based on Trips to the Outer Shores 10. Investigator Blames Industry, Nature for Shortage Epilogue Living at the Lab with My Father Memoir by Ed Ricketts Jr. Early Days: Nicknames and Such Memoir by Nancy Ricketts Works Cited Index
Responsibility: ed. by Katharine A. Rodger
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