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The nature study movement

Kevin C. Armitage

The nature study movement

the forgotten popularizer of America"s conservation ethic

by Kevin C. Armitage

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature study -- United States,
  • Nature conservation -- United States,
  • Environmentalism -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin C. Armitage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH51 .A73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 291 p., [11] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24061301M
    ISBN 10070061673X
    ISBN 109780700616732
    LC Control Number2009026494

    By , a consensus about the value of nature study among scientists, community leaders, and teachers established it as the recognized gen Nature, Not Books: Scientists and the Origins of the Nature‐Study Movement in the s | Isis: No 3Cited by:   This book explores nature study within the context of broader educational reform movements in a period characterised by a transnational exchange of ideas. It is the only book on nature study available to date that focuses on the history of the movement outside the USA, providing a much-needed alternative : Dorothy Kass.

    1. Isis. Sep;96(3) Nature, not books: scientists and the origins of the nature-study movement in the s. Kohlstedt SG(1). Author information: (1)Program in History of Science and Technology, Minneapolis, Minnesota , USA. Scientists played a key role in the first systematic introduction of nature study into North American public schools in the late Cited by: Nature Study, v49 n p Proposes that one of the marks of evolution of the race is coming more and more into sympathy with objects of the external world. Analyzes the meaning of the nature study : Liberty Hyde Bailey.

    The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Our Wonderful World by Emery Lewis Howe is a rich nature study book available for free download covering backyard neighbors, feathered friends, garden life, four-footed comrades, and the earth and its neighbors. By covering one chapter a week, there are 32 .


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“This important and superbly crafted book provides a ground-breaking study of the ‘beautiful theory’ that inspired and animated the nature study movement of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, and the ways women and men worked to make it ‘practical’.

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