The Natural History Essays

The Natural History Essays

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Celebrate the tradition of literary naturalists and writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences. These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the qother nationsq of the planet. Their message acquires more weight and urgency as wild places become increasingly scarce. HENRY DAVID THOREAU was an American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher and leading transcendentalist. His writings on natural history andphilosophy have become two sources of modern-day environmentalism.worked slowly and accretively, normally requiring years to raise the structures of his works, and the quickly turned out ... up a professional acquaintance with Thaddeus Harris, a prominent entomologist and the librarian of Harvard College.

Title:The Natural History Essays
Author:Henry David Thoreau
Publisher:Gibbs Smith - 2011


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