Natural History Essays
Celebrate the tradition of literary naturalists and writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences. These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the “other nations” of the planet. Their message acquires more weight and urgency as wild places become increasingly scarce. Hardcover 306pgs Nature/Essays Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, abolitionist, nautralist, tax resister, development critic, suveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading trancendentalist. His writings on natural history and philosophy have became sources for modern-day environmentalism.