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From Blue Ridge to barrier islands : an Audubon naturalist reader

From Blue Ridge to barrier islands : an Audubon naturalist reader

Author: J Kent Minichiello; Anthony W White
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

From the awe and wonder of the first explorers to cries for conservation from contemporary writers, From Blue Ridge to Barrier Islands gathers examples of our changing views of the natural world and  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Kent Minichiello; Anthony W White
OCLC Number: 1285577600
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 436 pages : illustrations)
Contents: Preface and AcknowledgmentsChapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Design for Nature WritingChapter 3. A Map of VirginiaChapter 4. The First Bison! The Last Bison!Chapter 5. The First Expedition to the Blue Ridge MountainsChapter 6. The Natural History of the New World - Three ViewsChapter 7. Notes on the State of VirginiaChapter 8. Ant-Hill TownChapter 9. Annalostan Island and The Great Falls of the PotomacChapter 10. Views of the Blue Ridge and the Shenandoah ValleyChapter 11. The Blackwater ChronicleChapter 12. Crossing the Cumberland MountainsChapter 13. Spring at the CapitalChapter 14. The White House by Moonlight, Birds Migrating at Midnight, and By Broad Potomac's ShoreChapter 15. Pine WoodsChapter 16. Picturesque America: The Chickahominy and Weyer's CaveChapter 17. Where Now Will You Look For Birds? And Avifauna Columbiana Chapter 18. Season of "Eclipse" in Zoo Fuck Pond and Our Doorstep SparrowChapter 19. Cobb's Island Chapter 20. The Life Worth LivingChapter 21. Outdoors and Indoors Chapter 22. A Trip to the Dismal SwampChapter 23. Birds and Magnolia BogsChapter 24. Color in Virginia and The National ForestsChapter 25. Revels IslandChapter 26. Fernald's Ecstasy! Fernald's Chagrin!Chapter 27. The BarbariansChapter 28. Flood Tide and Chincoteague: A National Wildlife RefugeChapter 29. Spring in WashingtonChapter 30. The Chesapeake MarshesChapter 31. May at MonticelloChapter 32. C&O CanalChapter 33. City in the WoodsChapter 34. Fire TowerChapter 35. Down the Coast to AssateagueChapter 36. Heaven and Earth in Jest and The PresentChapter 37. The Search for Betula UberChapter 38. Beautiful SwimmerChapter 39. Barrier Island BirdsChapter 40. The Passion of Eels and Potomac: The Nation's Sewage PlantChapter 41. Then and Now: Thirty-Five Years in Suburbia Chapter 42. Make Room and They Will Come and Leaving Earth to Save ItPermissions Index
Responsibility: edited by J. Kent Minichiello and Anthony W. White.
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The 436-page book has something for everyone-birders, hikers, hunters, green activists, and local historians included... A handy introduction to some of the genre's luminaries-... Rachel Carson, Read more...

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