The Complete Works of John Muir Illustrated Edition

This meticulously edited book brings you the complete works of an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America, ...

The Complete Works of John Muir  Illustrated Edition

The Complete Works of John Muir Illustrated Edition

This meticulously edited book brings you the complete works of an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America, known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks". This exceptional collection is comprised of Muir's travel memoirs, wilderness essays, environmental studies and personal letters. Contents: Books Picturesque California The Mountains of California Our National Parks My First Summer in the Sierra The Yosemite Travels in Alaska Stickeen: The Story of a Dog The Cruise of the Corwin A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf Steep Trails Studies in Sierra Articles and Speeches The National Parks and Forest Reservations Save the Redwoods Snow-storm on Mount Shasta Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park A Rival of the Yosemite The Treasures of the Yosemite Yosemite Glaciers Yosemite in Winter Yosemite in Spring Edward Henry Harriman Edward Taylor Parsons The Hetch Hetchy Valley The Grand Cañon of the Colorado Autobiography The Story of My Boyhood and Youth Letters to a Friend Tribute Alaska Days With John Muir by Samuel Hall Young

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The Complete Works of John Muir (Illustrated Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 2263
Authors: John Muir
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-22 - Publisher: e-artnow

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The Incredible Travel Tales of John Muir (Illustrated Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 1250
Authors: John Muir
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-04 - Publisher: e-artnow

During his numerous travels across the North America John Muir left behind a several travel books and travel reports. In September 1867, Muir undertook a walk of about 1,000 miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific
A THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULF (Illustrated Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: John Muir
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-04 - Publisher: e-artnow

In September 1867, Muir undertook a walk of about 1,000 miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find". Earlier that year,
MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA (Illustrated Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: John Muir
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-04 - Publisher: e-artnow

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Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Steven Petersheim, Madison Jones IV
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-17 - Publisher: Lexington Books

The nineteenth-century roots of environmental writing in American literature are often mentioned in passing and sometimes studied piece by piece. Writing the Environment in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: The Ecological Awareness of Early Scribes of Nature brings together numerous explorations of environmentally-aware writing across the genres of nineteenth-century literature. Like Lawrence

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