9780895871893

A Historians Coast

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  • ISBN13:

    9780895871893

  • ISBN10:

    0895871890

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: Blair
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Summary

A collection of essays that blends history, ecology, and curiosity about the coastal past

Table of Contents

Preface xi
A Note to Readers 1(1)
The Smoke and Ashes of Croatan
2(6)
The Lamb's Army
8(7)
What the Governor Grew
15(6)
Henry Ansell's Recollections of Knotts Island
21(7)
The Rise and Fall of the Rich Lands
28(9)
The Book of Nature
37(11)
Elliott Coues: A Naturalist at Fort Macon
48(8)
The Schooner Ogeechee at Hatteras Island
56(7)
The Last Daughter of Davis Ridge
63(7)
Voyage of the Paper Canoe
70(10)
Small Miracles
80(7)
The Oyster Shucker's Song
87(6)
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
93(11)
In the Great Alligator Swamp
104(8)
The Guano Gospel
112(7)
Mis' Bashi and the Lady Doctor
119(7)
Light and Air
126(9)
Behind the Veil
135(8)
Rachel Carson at Bird Shoal
143(9)
Goshen's Land
152(7)
Nature Remembers
159(8)
All Good Things
167(6)
Acknowledgments 173(2)
Index 175

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