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.

Journeys in the Wilderness

Journeys in the Wilderness
  • Author : John Muir
  • Publisher : Birlinn Limited
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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The name of John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain. Born in Dunbar in the east of Scotland in 1838, Muir is famed as the father of American conservation, and as the first person to promote the idea of National Parks.

Pilgrims to the Wild

Pilgrims to the Wild
  • Author : John P. O'Grady
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 16 May 1993
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Pilgrims to the Wild is a survey of American writers who have responded to their encounters with the natural world. Ranging in its treatment from Thoreau's important but neglected essay, 'Walking,' to the exuberant letters of the young artist Everett Ruess (who disappeared in the Escalante canyonlands), this is a broadly based exploration that brings to bear Eastern and Western classical philosophy, as well as contemporary critical theory, on a distinctive tradition of American Writing--those works concerned with the

Son of the Wilderness

Son of the Wilderness
  • Author : Linnie Marsh Wolfe
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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Working closely with Muir's family and with his papers, Wolfe was able to create a full portrait of her subject, not only as America's firebrand conservationist and founder of the national park system, but also as husband, father, and friend. All readers who have admired Muir's ruggedly individualistic lifestyle, and those who wish a greater appreciation for the history of environmental preservation in America, will be enthralled and enlightened by this splendid biography. The story follows Muir from his ancestral

The Wilderness Journeys

The Wilderness Journeys
  • Author : John Muir
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 16 May 1996
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"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe." —John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra The name of John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain. Born in Dunbar in 1838, Muir is famed as the father of American conservation. This collection, including the rarely-seen Stickeen, presents the finest of Muir's writings, and imparts a rounded portrait of

The Wilderness Essays

The Wilderness Essays
  • Author : John Muir
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release : 22 April 2019
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This meticulously edited John Muir collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: 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 The National Parks and Forest Reservations Save the Redwoods Snow-storm on Mount Shasta Features of the Proposed Yosemite National

Our National Parks

Our National Parks
  • Author : John Muir
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2006
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A key founder of the modern conservation movement, John Muir was a champion of the preservation of the unspoiled wilderness and of the careful guardianship of the environment. This 1901 work, a collection of essays first published in the Atlantic Monthly, is Muir's valentine to the national parks of the American West. He introduces us to: . the glacier meadows and wild geysers of Yellowstone . the "magnificent mirror for the woods and mountains and sky" that is Yellowstone Lake . the coniferous forests

John Muir

John Muir
  • Author : Mary Colwell,Jonathan Porritt
  • Publisher : Lion Books
  • Release : 21 November 2014
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John Muir is regarded as the 'father of America's national parks' and is a towering figure in the history of that country's involvement with ecology. Born into a harsh home in Dunbar, Scotland he would often escape to revel in the birds and wildlife of the area. When his father suddenly uprooted the family and moved to the United States, the oppression he associated with his childhood continued - and so did his involvement with the natural world. Despite the

Landscape Nature and the Body Politic

Landscape  Nature  and the Body Politic
  • Author : Kenneth Robert Olwig
  • Publisher : University of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 14 June 2002
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Landscape, Nature, and the Body Politic explores the origins and lasting influences of two contesting but intertwined discourses that persist today when we use the words landscape, country, scenery, nature, national. In the first sense, the land is a physical and bounded body of terrain upon which the nation state is constructed (e.g., the purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain, from sea to shining sea). In the second, the country is constituted through its people and established through