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The green Roosevelt [electronic resource] : Theodore Roosevelt in appreciation of wilderness, wildlife, and wild places / edited by Zachary Michael Jack.

By: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Contributor(s): Jack, Zachary Michael, 1973-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Cambria Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 408 p.).ISBN: 9781624992599 (electronic bk.); 1624992595 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nature conservation -- United States -- History | Nature conservation -- History | Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Political and social views | Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Archives | Wildlife conservation -- United States -- History | Wildlife conservation -- History | Environmental protection -- United States -- History | Environmental protection -- History | Wilderness areas -- United States -- History | Wilderness areas -- History | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Environmentalists & NaturalistsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Green Roosevelt.DDC classification: 333.72092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface: Roosevelt around us -- Introducing the green Roosevelt -- pt. 1. Wilderness -- A letter on bird-life and its protection (1899) -- Wilderness reserves (1904) -- Letters on nature penned to the Roosevelt children (1904-1908) -- Nature at home (1905) -- Literary misrepresentations of nature (1907) -- A nature story by fourteen-year-old Theodore Roosevelt (1873) -- A letter on seeing the nearly extinct passenger pigeon (1907) -- A letter to the editors of The outlook decrying nature fakers (1907) -- Nature fakers (1907) -- Nature's smallest creatures (1908) -- John Burroughs and bird-life at the presidential retreat (1908) -- A letter fingering Jack London as a "nature faker" (1908) -- Biological analogies (1910) -- Reading nature indoors and out (1913) -- In praise of John Muir (1915) -- The importance of wild places (1916) -- Life as a naturalist (1918) -- pt. 2. Wildlife -- Youth nature diaries from the Adirondacks and Egypt (1871-1873) -- Summer birds of the Adirondacks (1877) -- In and around prairie dog towns (1885) -- Buffalo (1885) -- The grizzly bear (1893) -- The camera versus the rifle (1901) -- Deer and antelope of North America (1902) -- A letter on wildlife in Yellowstone (1903) -- A letter on bears and tin cans (1904) -- Mountain sheep (1905) -- The whitetail deer (1905) -- The mule deer, or Rocky Mountain blacktail (1905) -- The wapiti, or round-horned elk (1905) -- Flora and fauna of the southern bayous (1908) -- Zebras, gazelles, and hippos in Africa (1910) -- Concealing coloration in birds and mammals (1911) -- The elephant (1914) -- Wildlife in Quebec (1916) -- pt. 3. Wild places -- Through the wilds of the northern Great Plains (1885) -- A letter on behalf of Yellowstone (1892) -- Letters on joining Burroughs and Muir in Yellowstone and Yosemite (1903) -- Wilderness preservation in the Rockies (1903) -- The Grand Canyon -- The grove of great trees (1903) -- Into the African wilds (1909) -- A national park service (1912) -- Vampire bats and the highlands of Brazil (1914) -- Animals of central Brazil (1915) -- Wildlife in the Grand Canyon (1916) -- The Navajo Desert (1916) -- Bird reserves of the Mississippi River (1916) -- Nature study in the tropics (1917).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface: Roosevelt around us -- Introducing the green Roosevelt -- pt. 1. Wilderness -- A letter on bird-life and its protection (1899) -- Wilderness reserves (1904) -- Letters on nature penned to the Roosevelt children (1904-1908) -- Nature at home (1905) -- Literary misrepresentations of nature (1907) -- A nature story by fourteen-year-old Theodore Roosevelt (1873) -- A letter on seeing the nearly extinct passenger pigeon (1907) -- A letter to the editors of The outlook decrying nature fakers (1907) -- Nature fakers (1907) -- Nature's smallest creatures (1908) -- John Burroughs and bird-life at the presidential retreat (1908) -- A letter fingering Jack London as a "nature faker" (1908) -- Biological analogies (1910) -- Reading nature indoors and out (1913) -- In praise of John Muir (1915) -- The importance of wild places (1916) -- Life as a naturalist (1918) -- pt. 2. Wildlife -- Youth nature diaries from the Adirondacks and Egypt (1871-1873) -- Summer birds of the Adirondacks (1877) -- In and around prairie dog towns (1885) -- Buffalo (1885) -- The grizzly bear (1893) -- The camera versus the rifle (1901) -- Deer and antelope of North America (1902) -- A letter on wildlife in Yellowstone (1903) -- A letter on bears and tin cans (1904) -- Mountain sheep (1905) -- The whitetail deer (1905) -- The mule deer, or Rocky Mountain blacktail (1905) -- The wapiti, or round-horned elk (1905) -- Flora and fauna of the southern bayous (1908) -- Zebras, gazelles, and hippos in Africa (1910) -- Concealing coloration in birds and mammals (1911) -- The elephant (1914) -- Wildlife in Quebec (1916) -- pt. 3. Wild places -- Through the wilds of the northern Great Plains (1885) -- A letter on behalf of Yellowstone (1892) -- Letters on joining Burroughs and Muir in Yellowstone and Yosemite (1903) -- Wilderness preservation in the Rockies (1903) -- The Grand Canyon -- The grove of great trees (1903) -- Into the African wilds (1909) -- A national park service (1912) -- Vampire bats and the highlands of Brazil (1914) -- Animals of central Brazil (1915) -- Wildlife in the Grand Canyon (1916) -- The Navajo Desert (1916) -- Bird reserves of the Mississippi River (1916) -- Nature study in the tropics (1917).

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