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John Muir Newsletter, Winter 1994/1995, John Muir Center For Regional Studies Dec 1994

John Muir Newsletter, Winter 1994/1995, John Muir Center For Regional Studies

John Muir Newsletters

John Muir Newsletter winter 19i4-9a university of the pacific volume 5, number 1 FOLLOWING MUIR'S FIRST SUMMER ROUTE by John Fiske (Editor's note: John Fiske, retired engineer and Muir aficionado, lives near Coulterville and has thoroughly explored the region, tracking Muir's 1869 route as described in My First Summer in the Sierra. A year ago he accompanied a group of Muir enthusiasts from Japan on an excursion that began near Snelling and ended in Tuolumne Meadows. Fiske's trail notes are reprinted below. His meticulous research, and his careful delineation of the current topography and nomenclature, are ...


Green Light: The Christian Response To Environmental Concerns, Howard J. Fisher Oct 1994

Green Light: The Christian Response To Environmental Concerns, Howard J. Fisher

Science and Mathematics Papers and Journal Articles

Christians don't have a particularly good track record when it comes to concern for the environment. Caring for the planet has not featured prominently on the agenda of Christian churches.


John Muir Newsletter, Fall 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies Aug 1994

John Muir Newsletter, Fall 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies

John Muir Newsletters

John Muir Newsletter fall 1994 university of the pacific volume 4, number 4 JOHN MUIR'S PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION By Janene Ford Library/Archives Assistant Holt-Atherton Library It is said a picture is worth a thousand words. John Muir could easily turn out a thousand words, but as far as we know he seldom, if ever, used a camera. However, it is evident that Muir recognized and respected the value of visual images. During his lifetime he amassed a collection of nearly 3,000 photographs, many of which were taken by acquaintances and friends such as William Keith, Charles Lummis, Theodore ...


John Muir Newsletter, Summer 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies Jun 1994

John Muir Newsletter, Summer 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies

John Muir Newsletters

John Muir Newsletter summer 1994 university of the pacific volume 4, number 3 JOHN MUIR IN RUSSIA, 1903 PART THREE by William H. Brennan (Editor's note: this is the last article in a three-part series by Bill Brennan, Professor of History at the University of the Pacific, a specialist in Russian and Soviet history and foreign policy. For prior articles, see the 1993 fall and winter issues of this newsletter.) When Muir left the vicinity of Saint Petersburg, then the capital of Imperial Russia, it was with an obvious sense of relief. He had found Peter the Great's ...


John Muir Newsletter, Spring 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies Apr 1994

John Muir Newsletter, Spring 1994, John Muir Center For Regional Studies

John Muir Newsletters

John Muir Newsletter spring 1994 university of the pacific volume 4, number 2 JOHN MUIR AND THE FEMINIST MOVEMENT by Ron Limbaugh Was John Muir sympathetic toward 19th century feminism? Did he consider the rights of women worthy of at least the same respect as the rights of animals? Until recently it was not possible to explore these questions because of the lack of primary resources. Before 1970 the subject of Muir and his relationship with women was delicately side-stepped by scholars who were unable to win the confidence of Muir's heirs. Since then a new generation of heirs ...


Contemporary Environmental Ethics: A Tempest In A Teapot, John H. Kok Mar 1994

Contemporary Environmental Ethics: A Tempest In A Teapot, John H. Kok

Pro Rege

This feature article is based on a paper given for the 1993 Fall Faculty Lecture Series at Dordt College.


Environmental Pulse In Academia, Delmar Vander Zee Mar 1994

Environmental Pulse In Academia, Delmar Vander Zee

Pro Rege

This feature article is based on a paper given for the 1993 Fall Faculty Lecture Series at Dordt College.


Great Blue Herons And River Otters: The Changing Perceptions Of All Things Wild In The Seventeenth And Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake, Elise Helene Manning-Sterling Jan 1994

Great Blue Herons And River Otters: The Changing Perceptions Of All Things Wild In The Seventeenth And Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake, Elise Helene Manning-Sterling

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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Perspectives On Nature: A Comparison Of The Views Of Thomas Jefferson And Henry David Thoreau, Stephanie Brewer Foley Jan 1994

Perspectives On Nature: A Comparison Of The Views Of Thomas Jefferson And Henry David Thoreau, Stephanie Brewer Foley

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

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