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  • Changes in the Landby William Cronon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 7.39

    Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize Changes in the Land offers an original and persuasive interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European dominance. With the tools of both historian and ecologist, Cronon constructs an interdisciplinary analysis of how... more...

  • John Muir: Nature Writingsby John Muir; William Cronon

    Library of America 1997; US$ 35.00

    In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir became America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the creation of our national parks system and a far-seeing prophet of environmental awareness who founded the Sierra Club in 1892, he was also a master of natural... more...

  • The Firmament of Timeby Loren Eiseley; William Cronon

    Library of America 2016; US$ 9.99

    In The Firmament of Time ??nominated for a National Book Award??Loren Eiseley offers a series of brilliant, provocative excursions through the history of science. A paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, he reflects on the many ways in which the quest for knowledge has been shaped by the changing cultures in which it emerged and developed.... more...

  • The Unexpected Universeby Loren Eiseley; William Cronon

    Library of America 2016; US$ 9.99

    At the height of a distinguished career as a paleontologist, Loren Eiseley turned from fieldwork and scientific publication to the personal essay. Here, in The Unexpected Universe , he displays his far-reaching knowledge and searching curiosity about the natural world, and the qualities that led many to hail him as a ?modern Thoreau.? Fascinating... more...

  • The Invisible Pyramidby Loren Eiseley; William Cronon

    Library of America 2016; US$ 9.99

    To read Loren Eiseley is to renew a sense of wonder at the miracles and paradoxes of evolution and the ever-changing diversity of life. In this brilliant collection he considers the cosmological significance and ultimate meanings of our evolutionary history, offering a series of profound, lyrical meditations on the origins and possible futures of humankind... more...

  • The Night Countryby Loren Eiseley; William Cronon

    Library of America 2016; US$ 9.99

    Weaving together memoir, philosophical reflection, and his always keen observations of the natural world, Loren Eiseley?s essays in The Night Country explore those moments, often dark and unexpected, when chance encounters disturb our ordinary understandings of the universe. The naturalist here seeks neither ?salvation in facts? nor solace in wild... more...

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