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American Pioneering Naturalists

Robert Elman

American Pioneering Naturalists

by Robert Elman

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Published by New Win Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Naturalists,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11487042M
    ISBN 100832929271
    ISBN 109780832929274

    Following the original steps of pioneering naturalists, Gail Fishman profiles thirteen men who explored North America’s southeastern wilderness between and the s, including John James Audubon, Mark Catesby, John and William Bartram, John Muir, and Alvan Wentworth Chapman. The. Songbirds, Truffles, and Wolves: An American Naturalist in Italy by Nabhan, Gary Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Buy a cheap copy of Pioneer Naturalists: The Discovery and book by Howard E. Evans. Looks at the early study of North American wildlife, describes various species, and discusses the first naturalists to identify them. Free shipping over $ It was a pioneering naturalist, Maria Sibylla Merian, whose meticulous observations conclusively linked caterpillars to butterflies, laying the groundwork for the fields of entomology, animal.

    / B LC Class: QHW64 A3 Followed by: In Search of Nature Naturalist is an autobiography by naturalist, entomologist, and sociobiologist Edward O. Wilson first published in by Island it he writes on his childhood and the beginnings of his interest in biology, on his work in entomology and myrmecology, on his work with biogeography, and on several of his writings. In December she married Vernon Bailey, a pioneering naturalist with the Biological Survey in his own right. They made extensive trips into the American West together where little was known about its flora and fauna; he focused on the mammals and she on the birds.


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American Pioneering Naturalists by Robert Elman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Evans, Howard Ensign. Pioneer naturalists: the discovery and naming of North American plants and animals. Henry Holt & Company, New York. Illustrated by Michael G. Kippenhan. ISBN: 2nd hand bookstore purchase, $ Looks to be similar to Scott Weidensaul's “Of a feather,” though organized in a different manner/5.

Howard Ensign Evans was an entomologist who wrote a fascinating book about insects titled Life On A Very Small Planet. He was also a historian of American biology. Pioneering Naturalists may sound like the title of a thick tome about naturalists trudging through muntains and swamps, but instead the book is arranged by alphabetical sections and /5(4).

Pioneering Naturalists is a book that can be picked up read for a few minutes and then resumed a couple days later. It's a shame it is out of print. If you do find and enjoy it, Evans also wrote a book about the Long expedition that is worth tracking down.

Read more. Helpful.5/5(4). Written as a companion book to Bonta's earlier published Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, American Women Afield adds an additional dimension to female scientific history by presenting the authors' own words.

Luckily for the reader, Bonta has scoured libraries, museums, and private collections to uncover letters, out /5(2). American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists (Volume 20) (Louise Lindsey Merrick by Marcia Myers Bonta Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by by: Written as a companion book to Bonta's earlier published Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, American Women Afield adds an additional dimension to female scientific history by presenting the authors' own words/5(9).

Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Naturalists -- United States -- Biography. Naturalistes -- États-Unis -- Biographies.

Naturalists. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. A useful, engaging collection of profiles of American women naturalists, from the well-known (Rachel Carson) to the obscure (Ynes Mexia).

These pioneering women show a range of personalities, pleasant and not so; but all of them who succeeded at field work show an acquired taste for beans/5(7).

First published inLewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists remains the most comprehensive account of the scientific studies carried out by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark during their overland expedition to the Pacific Northwest and back in ?6.

Summaries of the animals, plants, topographical features, and Indian tribes encountered are included at the end of each chapter devoted to 3/5(1). An important early figures was the "parson-naturalist" Gilbert White ( – ), a pioneering English naturalist and ornithologist.

He is best known for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (). William Bartram ( – ) is a significant early American pioneer naturalist who first work was published in Naturalism is a literary movement beginning in the late nineteenth century, similar to literary realism in its rejection of Romanticism, but distinct in its embrace of determinism, detachment, scientific objectivism, and social movement largely traces to the theories of French author Émile Zola.

In the meantime, you can explore on your own in the following books: Bonta, Marcia Myers, American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists, Texas A&M University Press, Bonta, Marcia Myers, Women in the Field: America’s Pioneering Women Naturalists, Texas A&M University Press, Stein, Barbara R.

Written as a companion book to Bonta's earlier published Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, American Women Afield adds an additional dimension to female scientific history by presenting the authors' own words.

Luckily for the reader, Bonta has scoured libraries, museums, and private collections to uncover letters, out.

Get this from a library. American women afield: writings by pioneering women naturalists. [Marcia Bonta;] -- Armed with hand lenses and opera glasses, traveling on foot, by buggy, or model T, they explored thousands of miles of deserts, forests, beaches, and jungles.

They were pioneering women naturalists. An engaging history of America's most important pioneering naturalists, a notable environmental history of the coastal southeast, and throughout, a very good read.

--Georgia Historical Quarterly. This is the book to get if you are looking for an introduction to the natural history of our region and the people who have explored it. --Georgia. First published inLewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists remains the most comprehensive account of the scientific studies carried out by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark during their overland expedition to the Pacific Northwest and back in –6.

Summaries of the animals, plants, topographical features, and Indian tribes encountered are included at the end of each chapter devoted. COVID Resources.

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Aldo Leopold (Janu – Ap ) was an American author, philosopher, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac (), which has sold more than two million copies.

Leopold was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in. The naturalist tradition in American fiction was a product of the tremendous changes wrought in late nineteenth-century America by the development of science and technology and by the intellectual upheavals associated with the ideas of Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud.

This book is an account of naturalism, perhaps the strongest. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: First in the field. c Description: xx, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates.

American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists Marcia Bonta, Editor Texas A&M University Press $35 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Following the original steps of pioneering naturalists, Gail Fishman profiles thirteen men who explored North America’s southeastern wilderness between and the s, including John James Audubon, Mark Catesby, John and William Bartram, John Muir, and Alvan Wentworth s: 2.Get this from a library!

Women in the field: America's pioneering women naturalists. [Marcia Bonta] -- Includes a section on Maria Martin, a young woman from Charleston, who married Audubon's youngest son, John Woodhouse, and who "assisted in the artwork for .