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Faith in a seed : the dispersion of seeds, and other late natural history writings

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Bradley P Dean
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoreau's last important research and writing projects, published here for the first time, draws on Darwin's theory of natural selection to describe plant ecology.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Bradley P Dean
ISBN: 1559631813 9781559631815 1559632224 9781559632225 9781559631822 1559631821
OCLC Number: 26973726
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The dispersion of seeds --
Wild fruits --
Weeds and grasses --
Forest trees.
Responsibility: Henry D. Thoreau ; edited by Bradley P. Dean ; foreword by Gary Paul Nabhan ; introduction by Robert D. Richardson, Jr. ; illustrations by Abigail Rorer.
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This major literary event contains a hitherto unpublished work--The Dispersion of Seeds--one of Thoreau's last important research and writing projects, and places him among the first American  Read more...

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