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The Resource Walden's shore : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science, Robert M. Thorson

Walden's shore : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science, Robert M. Thorson

Label
Walden's shore : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science
Title
Walden's shore
Title remainder
Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science
Statement of responsibility
Robert M. Thorson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Walden's Shore explores Thoreau's understanding of the "living rock" on which life's complexity depends--not as metaphor but as physical science. Robert Thorson's subject is Thoreau the rock and mineral collector, interpreter of landscapes, and field scientist whose compass and measuring stick were as important to him as his plant press
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorson, Robert M.
Dewey number
818/.303
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PS3048
LC item number
.T55 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Literature and science
  • Nature in literature
  • Walden Woods (Mass.)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • SCIENCE
  • Literature and science
  • Nature in literature
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
Label
Walden's shore : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science, Robert M. Thorson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rock reality -- Landscape of loss -- Thoreau's Arctic vision -- After the deluge -- Meltdown to beauty -- The Walden system -- Sensing Walden -- Writing Walden -- Interpreting Walden -- Mythology -- Simplicity
Control code
867049968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 421 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674728400
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674728400
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt65vc62
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867049968
Label
Walden's shore : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century science, Robert M. Thorson
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rock reality -- Landscape of loss -- Thoreau's Arctic vision -- After the deluge -- Meltdown to beauty -- The Walden system -- Sensing Walden -- Writing Walden -- Interpreting Walden -- Mythology -- Simplicity
Control code
867049968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 421 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674728400
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674728400
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt65vc62
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867049968

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