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Main Title John Muir, life and work /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Miller, Sally M.,
Publisher University of New Mexico Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 28147622
ISBN 082631452X; 9780826314529
Subjects Naturalists--United States--Biography--Congresses. ; Conservationists--United States--Biography--Congresses.
Additional Subjects Muir, John,--1838-1914--Congresses. ; Muir, John,--1838-1914--Family--Congresses. ; Muir family--Congresses. ; Muir, John (Geologe)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  QH31.M9 J65 1993 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 12/15/2014
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Rev. versions of papers presented at a conference held in April 1990 at the University of the Pacific. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction : John Muir's life and legacy / Ronald H. Limbaugh -- "Affectionately yours, John Muir" : the correspondence between John Muir and his parents, brothers and sisters / Keith E. Kennedy -- John Muir and vertical sauntering / Arthur W. Ewart -- God and John Muir : a psychological interpretation of John Muir's journey from the Campbellites to the "range of light" / Mark Stoll -- John Muir, Christian mysticism, and the spiritual value of nature / Dennis Williams -- Why wilderness? : John Muir's "deep ecology" / James D. Heffernan -- John Muir and the wilderness ideal / Don Weiss -- John Muir's transcendental imagery / Richard F. Fleck -- On the tops of mountains : John Muir and Henry Thoreau / Edgar M. Castellini -- Muir and geology / Dennis R. Dean -- Botanical exploration of California from Menzies to Muir (1786-1900) with special emphasis on the Sierra Nevada / Nancy M. Slack. After Yosemite : John Muir and the southern Sierra / Paul D. Sheats -- "Fear nothing" : an interpretation of John Muir's writings on Yellowstone / Bruce A. Richardson -- John Muir's travels in Australasia, 1903-1904 : their significance for conservation and environmental thought / C. Michael Hall.