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Thoreau's world and ours : a natural legacy

Author: Edmund A Schofield; Robert C Baron; Thoreau Society.
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : North American Press, ©1993.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund A Schofield; Robert C Baron; Thoreau Society.
ISBN: 1555919030 9781555919030
OCLC Number: 27810771
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Thoreau Society."
Description: xxiv, 405 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Recollections of the early days of the Thoreau society / Walter Harding, Secretary Emeritus, The Thoreau Society, Concord, Massachusetts --
Henry David Thoreau and the 21st century / Robert C. Baron, Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, Colorado --
A sharp rifle of infinitely surer and longer range / Barry Kritzberg, Morgan Park Academy, Chicago --
Thoreau and civil disobedience: some psychological and life-context dimensions / Richard M. Lebeaux, Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire --
Thoreau, Tolstoy, and Civil Disobedience / Jack Schwartzman, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York --
Thoreau lives: an afterword from Moscow / Michael Gusev, Nikita Prokrovsky, and Piotr Savellev, Moscow. Thoreau as scientist: American science in the 1850s / A. Hunter Dupree, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island --
A coleridgian influence on Thoreau's science / Robert Sattelmeyer, Georgia State University, Atlanta --
Seeing new worlds: Thoreau and humboldtian science / Laura Dassow Walls, Lafayette College, Easton Pennsylvania --
Thoreau as a philosophical naturalist-writer / William Rossi, University of Oregon, Eugene --
A Thoreau music sampler / Walter Harding --
The ponds of Thoreau and Charles Ives / Stuart Feder, New York City --
Thoreau was somewhere near: the Ives-Thoreau connection / Stuart Feder --
Thoreau in music / Edmund Schofield, The Thoreau Society, Concord, Massachusetts --
The availability of Thoreau's texts and manuscripts from 1862 to the present / Elizabeth Hall Witherell, University of California at Santa Barbara. Highlights of the last fifty years of Thoreau criticism / Joseph J. Moldenhauer, University of Texas at Austin --
From Canby to Richardson: the last half-century of Thoreau biography / Richard M. Lebeaux --
Worcester in the 1850s / Albert B. Southwick, Worcester, Massachusetts --
Starting from home: a writer's reminiscences of Worcester and Thoreau / Milton Meltzer, Worcester, Massachusetts --
The ecology of Walden woods / Edmund A. Schofield --
The human impact on the New England landscape / Charles F. Carrol, University of Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts --
Henry David Thoreau and the environment of Concord / Brian Donahue, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts --
A history of Concord's flora / Mary M. Walker, Framingham, Massachusetts --
Underwater Walden / Kristina A.Joyce, Concord, Massachusetts --
Changes at Walden Pond during the last 600 years: microfossil analyses of Waldon Pond sediments / Marjorie Green Winkler, University of Wisconsin at Madison --
Bedrock geology Bedrock geology of the Walden Woods / Patrick J. Barosh, Concord, Massachusetts --
Walden Pond: its geological setting and the Africa connection / James W. Skehan, S. J., Boston College --
The archaeology of Walden Woods / Shirley Blancke, The Concord Museum --
Soils of the Walden ecosystem / Thomas Peragallo, Lunenberg, Massachusetts --
Renewal and imagination: Thoreau's thought and the restoration of Walden Pond / William R. Jordan, III, Madison, Wisconsin --
Walden restoration: legal and policy issues / Cindy Hill Couture, Northampton, Massachusetts --
Thoreau's poetic vision and the Concord landscape / J. Walter Brain, Boston --
Better mythology: perception and emergence in Thoreau's Journal / H. Daniel Peck, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. Gentleman amateur or "fellow creature"? Thoreau's Maine woods flight from contemporary natural history / Phillip Round, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts --
Thoreau in Yellowstone? Natural history writing about America's first national park / Bruce A. Richardson, University of Wyoming, Laramie --
Joseph Wood Krutch: the unluckiest of Thoreauvian nature essayists / Paul O. Williams, Principia College, Elsah, Illinios --
The striped snake at the bottom of a shrinking pond: water and its scarcity in Mary Austin / Reuben J. Ellis, Teikyo Loretto Heights University, Denver --
A backyard marco polo: Edwin Way Teale's literary adventures in the insect world / David S. Miller, freelance writer --
Edward Abbey and Thoreau / Isaac P. Rodman, freelance writer. North by Northwest with John Muir / Richard F. Fleck, Teikyo Loretto Heights University, Denver --
"The artist of Kouroo" project at the University of Minnesota / Austin Meredith, University of Minnesota.
Responsibility: edited by Edmund A. Schofield and Robert C. Baron.

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