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John Muir, life and work
Miller, Sally M., 1937-
First edition.
Publication Information:
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1993]

Physical Description:
xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Rev. versions of papers presented at a conference held in April 1990 at the University of the Pacific.
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.
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