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Armitage, Kevin C
The nature study movement : the forgotten popularizer of America's conservation ethic / Kevin C. Armitage
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH51 .A73 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nature study -- United States
Nature conservation -- United States
Environmentalism -- United States
Physical Description viii, 291 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-282) and index
Contents Introduction : nature, science, and sympathy in the progressive era -- "Nature study is an American habit" -- "A living sympathy with everything that is" -- "The child is born a naturalist" -- Bird day for kids -- Sticking a finger into nature's pie -- The art of life -- The science and poetry of the soil -- Conclusion : the decline and rebirth of nature study

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