9780826308085

Desert Passages : Encounters with the American Deserts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826308085

  • ISBN10:

    0826308082

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr

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Summary

This lively book traces the development of American attitudes toward the desert using case studies from the writings of John C Frémont, William Lewis Manly, Mark Twain, William Ellsworth Smythe, John Van Dyke, George Wharton James, Joseph Wood Krutch, and Edward Abbey.

Table of Contents

Preface 3(12)
Part I: Introduction 15(76)
John C. Fremont
25(20)
William Lewis Manly
45(16)
Mark Twain
61(16)
William Ellsworth Smythe
77(14)
Part II: Introduction 91(86)
John Van dyke
95(18)
George Wharton James
113(14)
Joseph Wood Krutch
127(22)
Edward Abbey
149(16)
The Significance of Deserts in American History
165(12)
Notes 177(20)
Bibliography 197(18)
Index 215

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