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Introduction

Gifford, T (1992) 'Introduction.' In: John Muir: the eight wilderness-discovery book. The Mountaineers, Seattle, WA, pp. 13-20. ISBN 9780898863352

Abstract

Muir is perhaps the nation's greatest conservationist. His books reveal why he devoted his life to preserving the West's greatest natural treasures The name John Muir (1838-1914) has come to stand for the protection of wilderness both in the United States and abroad. This is a collection of his eight most influential works in a single volume. The collection represents the lifelong relationship between the landscape and an inspirational architect of the conservation movement. Arranged in the order of Muir's life are: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite, Travels in Alaska, and Steep Trails

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Additional Information:

This book was also published in 1992 by Diadem (London, UK).

Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 21:27
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2017 21:27
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/8711
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