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The pathless way : John Muir and American wilderness

Author: Michael P Cohen
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the experiences of John Muir and discusses how his life in the wilderness of Wisconsin helped influence his ideas, how his travels shaped his ethical views, how he became an advocate for national parks, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Michael P., 1944-
Pathless way.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1984
(OCoLC)566149525
Online version:
Cohen, Michael P., 1944-
Pathless way.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1984
(OCoLC)606226853
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir; John Muir; John (Geologe) Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Cohen
ISBN: 029909720X 9780299097202
OCLC Number: 10229622
Description: xvii, 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The machine and the flower --
The glacial eye --
The pathless way and the range of light --
The way of geology --
Stormy sermons --
Sacred animals: ecological consciousness --
Sacred groves: man in the woods --
Tourism and the pastoral life --
The genteel wilderness --
Forest reserves --
National parks --
The end and the beginning.
Responsibility: Michael P. Cohen.

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Chronicles the experiences of John Muir and discusses how his life in the wilderness of Wisconsin helped influence his ideas, how his travels shaped his ethical views, how he became an advocate for national parks, and other related topics.

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