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My work is that of conservation : an environmental biography of George Washington Carver

Author: Mark D Hersey
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011. ©2011
Series: Environmental history and the American South.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Washington Carver (ca. 1864-1943) is at once one of the most familiar and misunderstood figures in American history. In My Work Is That of Conservation, Mark D. Hersey reveals the life and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hersey, Mark D.
My work is that of conservation.
Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043987
Named Person: George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark D Hersey
ISBN: 9780820339658 0820339652
OCLC Number: 995314233
Description: 1 recurso en línea (xv, 290 páginas, [10] páginas of plates) : ilustraciones, map.
Contents: Prologue: Macon County, Alabama, 1896 --
Were it not for his dusky skin --
The earnest student of nature --
The ruthless hand of Mr. Carenot --
In a strange land and among a strange people --
Teaching the beauties of nature --
Hints and suggestions to farmers --
The peanut man --
Divine inspiration --
Where the soil is wasted --
Epilogue: My work is that of conservation.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South.
Responsibility: Mark D. Hersey.

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