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John Muir's last journey : south to the Amazon and east to Africa : unpublished journals and selected correspondence

Author: John Muir; Michael P Branch
Publisher: Washington : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir; Michael P Branch
OCLC Number: 839971398
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: lii, 337 str. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER I --
Preparing for the Last Journey: --
California, New York, and Boston --
(26January 19ii --
z2 August Ig) 3 --
CHAPTER 2 --
Southbound and up the Great Amazon --
(2 August 9I --
25 September 9)35 --
CHAPTER 3 --
Coastal Brazil and up the Iguacu River --
into the Araucaria braziliensis Forests --
(26 September9 --
8 NovemberIg) 69 --
CHAPTER 4 --
Southern Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, --
and into the Araucaria imbricata Forests of the Andes --
(9 November gI9i- io DecemberIg)o2 --
CHAPTER 5 --
At Sea, South Africa, the Zambezi River, --
and to the Baobab Trees --
(II December 191 --
6 February i912)127 --
CHAPTER 6 --
East Africa, Lake Victoria, the Headwaters of the Nile, --
and Homeward Bound --
(7 February 192 --
27 March i912)161 --
CHAPTER 7 --
Home to America, California, and Writing: --
The Fate of John Muir and His South America --
and Africa Journals --
(28 March 1912 --
29 December 1912)184 --
APPENDICES --
Appendix A: Timeline/Locator225 --
Appendix B: EditorialMethods239 --
Appendix C: John Muir's Reading and Botanical Notes251 --
Appendix D: SouthAmerica andAfrica Books Owned by Muir267 --
Appendix E:Annotated List of SelectedArchivalMaterials269 --
Appendix F. Table ofEmendations287 --
Notes to Editors Introductions293 --
TextualNotes299 --
Bibliography33 --
Acknowledgments317 --
Credits 321 --
Index323.
Responsibility: edited by Michael P. Branch; forword by Robert Michael Pyle.

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