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Natural history in America : from Mark Catesby to Rachel Carson

Author: Wayne Hanley
Publisher: New York : Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co., ©1977.
Series: Demeter Press book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Essays
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Hanley
ISBN: 0812906438 9780812906431
OCLC Number: 2507486
Notes: "A Demeter Press book."
Description: xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the beginning : Catesby --
Going native : Bartram, All-American --
Stretching the limits : Lewis and Clark --
Listening to birds : Wilson --
Ahead of Madison Avenue : Audubon --
Charleston devine : Bachman --
Lone walker and Army aid : Nuttall and Say --
The weird spider man : Hentz --
Madness of genius? : Rafinesque --
Searching for Antarctica : Wilkes --
Harpoons and pens : Melville and Scammon --
Nature's great thinker : Thoreau --
Darwin's debate in America : Agassiz and Gray --
Meticulous reptile sorter : Holbrook --
The incompatibles : Muir and Burroughs --
Rattling bones : Marsh versus Cope --
Superb but mystic : Coues --
The protectionists : Brewster, Hornaday, and co. --
The conservationists : Roosevelt and nature scribes --
Painting feathers : Fuertes --
The land above all : Leopold --
Visualizing invisible death : Carson.
Series Title: Demeter Press book
Responsibility: Wayne Hanley.

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