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John Muir, life and work

Author: Sally M Miller
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John Muir, life and work.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)608690817
Online version:
John Muir, life and work.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)623399691
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir; Muir family; John (Geologe) Muir; Muir family.; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally M Miller
ISBN: 082631452X 9780826314529
OCLC Number: 28147622
Notes: Rev. versions of papers presented at a conference held in April 1990 at the University of the Pacific.
Description: xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : John Muir's life and legacy / Ronald H. Limbaugh --
"Affectionately yours, John Muir" : the correspondence between John Muir and his parents, brothers and sisters / Keith E. Kennedy --
John Muir and vertical sauntering / Arthur W. Ewart --
God and John Muir : a psychological interpretation of John Muir's journey from the Campbellites to the "range of light" / Mark Stoll --
John Muir, Christian mysticism, and the spiritual value of nature / Dennis Williams --
Why wilderness? : John Muir's "deep ecology" / James D. Heffernan --
John Muir and the wilderness ideal / Don Weiss --
John Muir's transcendental imagery / Richard F. Fleck --
On the tops of mountains : John Muir and Henry Thoreau / Edgar M. Castellini --
Muir and geology / Dennis R. Dean --
Botanical exploration of California from Menzies to Muir (1786-1900) with special emphasis on the Sierra Nevada / Nancy M. Slack. After Yosemite : John Muir and the southern Sierra / Paul D. Sheats --
"Fear nothing" : an interpretation of John Muir's writings on Yellowstone / Bruce A. Richardson --
John Muir's travels in Australasia, 1903-1904 : their significance for conservation and environmental thought / C. Michael Hall.
Responsibility: edited by Sally M. Miller.

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