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The Resource Visions of the land : science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology, Michael A. Bryson

Visions of the land : science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology, Michael A. Bryson

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Visions of the land : science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology
Title
Visions of the land
Title remainder
science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology
Statement of responsibility
Michael A. Bryson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryson, Michael A.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Under the sign of nature
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  • American literature
  • Environmental literature
  • Literature and science
  • Environmental protection in literature
  • Wilderness areas in literature
  • Landscapes in literature
  • Ecology in literature
  • Nature in literature
Label
Visions of the land : science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology, Michael A. Bryson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"I saw visions": John Charles Frémont and the explorer-scientist as nineteenth-century hero -- "The evidence of my ruin": Richard Byrd's Antarctic sojourn -- "A strange and terrible woman land": Charlotte Perkins Gilman's scientific utopia -- "A unit of country well defined in nature": John Wesley Powell and the scientific management of the American West -- "The earth is the common home of all": Susan Fenimore Cooper's investigations of a settled landscape -- "The relentless drive of life": Rachel Carson's and Loren Eiseley's reformulation of science and nature
Control code
48475135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 228 pages
Isbn
9780813921075
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001007122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Visions of the land : science, literature, and the American environment from the era of exploration to the age of ecology, Michael A. Bryson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"I saw visions": John Charles Frémont and the explorer-scientist as nineteenth-century hero -- "The evidence of my ruin": Richard Byrd's Antarctic sojourn -- "A strange and terrible woman land": Charlotte Perkins Gilman's scientific utopia -- "A unit of country well defined in nature": John Wesley Powell and the scientific management of the American West -- "The earth is the common home of all": Susan Fenimore Cooper's investigations of a settled landscape -- "The relentless drive of life": Rachel Carson's and Loren Eiseley's reformulation of science and nature
Control code
48475135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 228 pages
Isbn
9780813921075
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001007122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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