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Nature writings

John Muir

Nature writings

the story of my boyhood and youth, my first summer in the Sierra, the mountains of California, Stickeen, selected essays

by John Muir

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Published by The Library of America, distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Books USA in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muir, John, -- 1838-1914,
  • Natural history -- United States,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Conservationists -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Muir.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesThe Library of America -- 92, Library of America -- 92.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination888 p. :
    Number of Pages888
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262534M
    ISBN 101883011248
    LC Control Number96009664

    TO THE READER. The writings that have reached us under the name of Hippocrates, the so-called “Father of Medicine,” occupy more than a thousand folio pages in the edition by Fœsius. Those attributed to Galen are still more voluminous, embracing no less than six or eight immense folios. It may, from this plain statement, be readily conjectured, how impossible must be the . This book is a selection of Carl Jung's books, articles and personal letters, that are supposed to suggest Jung’s view on Man's relation to Nature. The Earth Has a Soul: The Nature Writings of C.G. Jung: Author: Carl Gustav Jung: Editor: Meredith Sabini: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: North Atlantic Books, ISBN 5/5(1).

    Nature Teaching. The Bible as an Educator. Physical Culture. Character Building. The Underteacher. The Higher Course. Nature Writings The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, My First Summer in the Sierra, the Mountains of California, Stickeen, Selected Essays (Book): Muir, John: In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir made himself America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the .

      The Divine Ecstasy of Nature: the Writings of John Muir by Terry Tempest Williams. The book ‘Selected Writings by John Muir‘ is . A century before Feynman and Margulis, the great Scottish-American naturalist and pioneering environmental philosopher John Muir (Ap –Decem ) channeled this elemental fact of existence with uncommon poetic might in John Muir: Nature Writings (public library) — a timeless treasure I revisited in composing The Universe.


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