The Wild Muir

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Yosemite Conservancy
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 1930238444
  • Rating : 3/5 from 2 reviews
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The Wild Muir

The Wild Muir
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Yosemite Conservancy
  • Release : 21 October 2013
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Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir’s most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering a windstorm at the top of a tree to death-defying falls on Alaskan glaciers, the renowned outdoorsman’s exploits are related in passages that are by turns exhilarating, unnerving, dizzying, and outrageous.

Son of the Wilderness The Life of John Muir

Son of the Wilderness  The Life of John Muir
  • Author : Linnie Marsh Wolfe
  • Publisher : Plunkett Lake Press
  • Release : 31 July 2019
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First published in 1945, this biography won the Pulitzer Prize in 1946. Its author worked for twenty-two years on John Muir, including as secretary of the John Muir Association and as editor of Muir’s unpublished papers. She interviewed many family members and people who knew and worked with John Muir to produce this account of Muir’s life. She recounts Muir’s Scottish origins, his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, his remarkable mechanical aptitude and interest in botany and

Hunger for the Wild

Hunger for the Wild
  • Author : Michael L. Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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Americans have had an enduring yet ambivalent obsession with the West as both a place and a state of mind. Michael L. Johnson considers how that obsession originated, how it has determined attitudes toward and activities in the West, and how it has changed over the centuries.

John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall

John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall
  • Author : Julie Danneberg
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge
  • Release : 10 March 2015
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The now iconic figure John Muir, while living at the base of Yosemite Falls in California, ventures up the trail from his cabin one night and has a harrowing waterfall adventure. Back matter roots the story in Muir’s life’s work as a conservationist and naturalist.

The Insurgency of the Spirit

The Insurgency of the Spirit
  • Author : Robert E. Shore-Goss
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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The Insurgency of the Spirit taps mutli-disciplinary methodologies of post-colonial biblical scholarship and anthropology, liberation theologies, indigenous studies, grief/trauma research, and nature-meditation writings to shape a constructive retrieval of the animist Jesus. The vision that emerges is one that sets forward an Earth-loving Jesus who challenges Christians in particular to mobilize against the destructive relationship that exists between imperial religion and political systems.

Wilderness in National Parks

Wilderness in National Parks
  • Author : John C. Miles
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 01 July 2011
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Wilderness in National Parks casts light on the complicated relationship between the National Park Service and its policy goals of wilderness preservation and recreation. By examining the overlapping and sometimes contradictory responsibilities of the park service and the national wilderness preservation system, John C. Miles finds the National Park Service still struggling to deal with an idea that lies at the core of its mission and yet complicates that mission, nearly one hundred years into its existence. The National Park

John Muir

John Muir
  • Author : Natalie Goldstein
  • Publisher : Infobase Learning
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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From his early childhood in Dunbar, Scotland, through his wilderness wanderings in the American West, John Muir was always surrounded by natural beauty.

Walking with Muir Across Yosemite

Walking with Muir Across Yosemite
  • Author : Thomas R. Vale,Geraldine R. Vale
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 04 December 1998
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Can today's visitor to Yosemite National Park still find what John Muir encountered a century ago? Thomas and Geraldine Vale retrace Muir's path, based upon journals of his first summer in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Illustrated with drawings by Muir and photographs and drawings by the Vales, Walking with Muir across Yosemite shows that current visitors to Yosemite can still find much of the solitude and wildness Muir experienced. The Vales suggest, however, that a national parks policy promoting nature

John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire

John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire
  • Author : Kim Heacox
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 April 2014
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A dual biography of two of the most compelling elements in the narrative of wild America, John Muir and Alaska. John Muir was a fascinating man who was many things: inventor, scientist, revolutionary, druid (a modern day Celtic priest), husband, son, father and friend, and a shining son of the Scottish Enlightenment -- both in temperament and intellect. Kim Heacox, author of The Only Kayak, bring us a story that evolves as Muir’s life did, from one of outdoor

For the Wild

For the Wild
  • Author : Sarah M. Pike
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 03 October 2017
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For the Wild explores the ways in which the commitments of radical environmental and animal-rights activists develop through powerful experiences with the more-than-human world during childhood and young adulthood. The book addresses the question of how and why activists come to value nonhuman animals and the natural world as worthy of protection. Emotions and memories of wonder, love, compassion, anger, and grief shape activists’ protest practices and help us understand their deep-rooted dedicaztion to the planet and its creatures. Drawing

Our Limits Transgressed

Our Limits Transgressed
  • Author : Bob Pepperman Taylor
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 December 1992
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Is democracy hazardous to the health of the environment? Addressing this and related questions, Bob Pepperman Taylor analyzes contemporary environmental political thought in America. He begins with the premise that environmental thinking is necessarily political thinking because environmental problems, in both their cause and effect, are collective problems. They are also problems that signal limits to what the environment can tolerate. Those limits directly challenge orthodox democratic theory, which encourages expanding individual and political freedoms and is predicated on growth

John Muir

John Muir
  • Author : Rod Miller
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release : 28 May 2013
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In 1849, 11-year-old John Muir immigrated from Scotland to America. Here, he rose from farmer and sawmill worker to become a noted authority on the botany, glaciers, and forestry of the nation's wilderness. Best known for his long association with the Yosemite Valley and Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, Muir also explored, mostly afoot, the southern States, Alaska, the Great Basin, and the Mojave Desert. His studies of nature took him around the world and generated volumes of poetic, evocative writings.

John Muir

John Muir
  • Author : Sally M. Miller,Daryl Morrison
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release : 04 December 2022
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"Ruth Sutter explores the friendship between John Muir and his neighbor, John Swett, the innovative California educator. Daryl Morrison considers the role Muir played in the lives of children and they in his. Ronald Limbaugh provides two essays: one describes the dispute about the publication of some of Muir's most personal correspondence, while the other presents the friendship of Muir and landscape painter William Keith."--Jacket.

Ecological Identity

Ecological Identity
  • Author : Mitchell Thomashow
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 25 July 1996
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Through theoretical discussion as well as hands-on participatory learning approaches, Thomashow provides concerned citizens, teachers, and students with the tools needed to become reflective environmentalists. Mitchell Thomashow, a preeminent educator, shows how environmental studies can be taught from different perspective, one that is deeply informed by personal reflection. Through theoretical discussion as well as hands-on participatory learning approaches, Thomashow provides concerned citizens, teachers, and students with the tools needed to become reflective environmentalists. What do I know about the place