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"I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral." -- John Burroughs
John Burroughs (April 3, 1837 — March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement. According to biographers at the American Memory project at the Library of Congress,John Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of that especially American literary genre, the nature essay. By the turn of the century he had become a virtual cultural institution in his own right: the Grand Old Man of Nature at a time when the American romance with the idea of nature, and the American conservation movement, had come fully into their own. His extraordinary popularity and popular visibility were sustained by a prolific stream of essay collections, beginning with Wake-Robin in 1871.

In the words of his biographer Edward Renehan, Burroughs' special identity was less that of a scientific naturalist than that of "a literary naturalist with a duty to record his own unique perceptions of the natural world." The result was a body of work whose perfect resonance with the tone of its cultural moment perhaps explains both its enormous popularity at that time, and its relative obscurity since.

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Total Books: 844
Camping and Tramping with Roosevelt
2017 - Camping and Tramping with Roosevelt (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486812540
ISBN-10: 0486812545
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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John James Audubon
2016 - John James Audubon [Classic Biography] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781523336418
ISBN-10: 1523336412
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Ways of Nature
2015 - Ways of Nature (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781514319420
ISBN-10: 151431942X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Afloat  Afoot
2015 - Afloat Afoot (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780979311581
ISBN-10: 0979311586
Genre: Science & Math
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The Gospel of Nature
2015 - The Gospel of Nature (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781429096089
ISBN-10: 142909608X
Genres: Computers & Technology, Science & Math
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Wake-Robin
2015 - Wake-robin (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781508965145
ISBN-10: 1508965145
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors
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Encounter in Rendlesham Forest The Inside Story of the World's Best-Documented UFO Incident
Electric Company
2014 - Electric Company (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781505576504
ISBN-10: 1505576504
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Wake Robin
2014 - Wake Robin (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781499583991
ISBN-10: 1499583990
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science & Math
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In the Catskills
2013 - In the Catskills (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781484972298
ISBN-10: 1484972295
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Time and Change
2013 - Time and Change (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781484972670
ISBN-10: 1484972678
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Catskills and Hudson Valley Essays
2013 - Catskills and Hudson Valley Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780615773117
ISBN-10: 0615773117
Genre: Science & Math
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Tiger For Breakfast
2011 - Tiger for Breakfast (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781245388900
ISBN-10: 1245388908
Genre: History
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Whitman a study
2010 - Whitman a Study (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781177418928
ISBN-10: 1177418924
Genre: History
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The Writings of John Burroughs
2010 - The Writings of John Burroughs [Volume 13] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781151273314
ISBN-10: 1151273317
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Fresh Fields
2010 - Fresh Fields (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781143395734
ISBN-10: 1143395735
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The Writings of John Burroughs Volume 11
2010 - The Writings of John Burroughs Volume 11 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781143356070
ISBN-10: 1143356071
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Birds and Poets
2010 - Birds and Poets (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781438535326
ISBN-10: 1438535325
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Under the Apple-Trees
2010 - Under the Apple-trees (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781143435430
ISBN-10: 1143435435
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Field and Study Volume 20
2010 - Field and Study Volume 20 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781143549526
ISBN-10: 114354952X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Locusts and Wild Honey
2010 - Locusts and Wild Honey (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780217506649
ISBN-10: 021750664X
Genre: Science & Math
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2010 - Whitman [Dodo Press] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Pepacton [Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - The Light of Day [v. 11] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Pepacton Author's Ed [essays] (Paperback)
2008 - My Boyhood and John James Audobon [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Deep Woods a John Burroughs Reader [Peregrine Smith Literary Naturalists] (Paperback)
Camping and Tramping with President Roosevelt [American environmental studies] (Hardcover)
Literary Values [Notable American Authors Series - Part I] (Other)
Bird Bough [The Works of John Burroughs] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover