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The Maximum of Wilderness: The Jungle in the American Imagination

Kelly Enright
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780813932286 (cloth : alk. paper), 0813932289 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780813932439 (e-book), 0813932432 (e-book)
Contents
  • Locating a New Wilderness : Nature and Conservation at the Start of the Twentieth Century
  • Tame Adventures and Wild Homes : Encountering the Jungle with Martin and Osa Johnson
  • Discovering Jungle Peace : The Prolonged Observations of William Beebe
  • Ingesting the Jungle : The Botanical Experiences of David Fairchild and Richard Evans Schultes.
Description
x, 187 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original red boards with black cloth backstrip; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press.
Technical Details
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