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The Nature Study Movement: The Forgotten Popularizer of America's Conservation Ethic
Beginning in the late nineteenth century, thousands of Americans turned to an unexpected pastime that had been theirs to take up all along: the study of nature. Armed with cameras and collecting jars, everyday citizens wandered the country's forests, prairies, and mountains to gain an appreciation of local flora and fauna and to escape the increasingly industrialized world ...more
Hardcover, 291 pages
Published November 20th 2009 by University Press of Kansas
(first published 2009)
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