Beatrix Potter : A Life in Nature

Beatrix Potter : A Life in Nature

by Linda J. Lear

Hardcover

$53.25

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713995602
Publisher: Gardners Books
Publication date: 12/19/2006
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

LINDA LEAR, a professor of environmental history and author of the prize-winning biography Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, is an enthusiastic horticulturalist and collector of botanical art. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     ix
List of Illustrations     xv
Map     xviii
Prologue: Ownership     3
Roots     9
Exposures     25
Transitions     49
Experiments     76
Discoveries     104
Fantasies     130
Ideas     156
Realities     170
Losses     193
Stories     207
Diversions     227
Satisfactions     249
Partnerships     263
Salvages     284
Opportunities     298
Legacies     318
Americans     337
Ventures     357
Passages     381
Challenges     405
Reflections     427
Epilogue: Stewardship     441
Notes     448
Select Bibliography     541
Index     555

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