The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

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by John Muir
     
 

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Muir recounts in vivid detail the three worlds of his early life: his first eleven years in Scotland; the years 1849–1860 in the central Wisconsin wilderness; and two-and-a-half most inventive years at the University of Wisconsin during that institution’s infancy.  See more details below

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Muir recounts in vivid detail the three worlds of his early life: his first eleven years in Scotland; the years 1849–1860 in the central Wisconsin wilderness; and two-and-a-half most inventive years at the University of Wisconsin during that institution’s infancy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299036546
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
227,789
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

John Muir is renowned in the United States as the father of conservation. A friend of presidents and a founder of national parks, he was inspired by a love and a vision of nature as remarkable today as it was in the last century. He is the author of another autobiography, My First Summer in the Sierra, as well as many climbing and conservation essays, including "The Mountains of California," "Our National Parks," and "The Yosemite and Steep Trails." David M. Anderson is a professor of African politics at the African Studies Centre, Oxford University, and a former senior lecturer in African history at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the coeditor of Africa's Urban Past, Conservation in Africa, The Ecology of Survival, and the Journal of African History.

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Very enjoyable. Recommended with enthusiasm.