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Speaking for Nature: The Literary Naturalists, from Transcendentalism to the Birth of the American Environmental Movement

Biography / Memoir

By: Paul Brooks (Author)

Dover Publications

Paperback | Aug 2014 | #212302 | ISBN-13: 9780486781433
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These narrative portraits of America's great literary naturalists offer a 200-year history of wildlife conservation. Profiles of those who led the fight to protect the environment and safeguard our natural heritage include Henry David Thoreau, John Burroughs, John Muir, William Beebe, Rachel Carson, and many others.

"Brisk and illuminating."
New York Times Book Review


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