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The Resource The untilled garden : natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840, Richard W. Judd

The untilled garden : natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840, Richard W. Judd

Label
The untilled garden : natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840
Title
The untilled garden
Title remainder
natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840
Statement of responsibility
Richard W. Judd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Judd, Richard William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH76
LC item number
.J83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in environment and history
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  • Nature conservation
  • Nature conservation
  • Human ecology
  • Human ecology
  • United States
Label
The untilled garden : natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840, Richard W. Judd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Imagination and nature, 1808 -- "A country unknown" : utility and romance in the colonial idea of nature -- Rambles in Eden -- "A despairing curiosity" : creating America's scientific academy -- Power and purpose in the geological record : the scientific beginnings of American romanticism -- Integrated landscapes : mountains, rivers, and forests in the balance of nature -- "A distant intercourse" : animal character and conservation -- From forest to fruitful field : settlement and improvement in the Western wilderness -- The naturalist's mirror : popular science and the roots of romanticism -- Challenging the idea of improvement
Control code
289095967
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780521509985
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2008053973
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)289095967
Label
The untilled garden : natural history and the spirit of conservation in America, 1740-1840, Richard W. Judd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Imagination and nature, 1808 -- "A country unknown" : utility and romance in the colonial idea of nature -- Rambles in Eden -- "A despairing curiosity" : creating America's scientific academy -- Power and purpose in the geological record : the scientific beginnings of American romanticism -- Integrated landscapes : mountains, rivers, and forests in the balance of nature -- "A distant intercourse" : animal character and conservation -- From forest to fruitful field : settlement and improvement in the Western wilderness -- The naturalist's mirror : popular science and the roots of romanticism -- Challenging the idea of improvement
Control code
289095967
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780521509985
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2008053973
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)289095967

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