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The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America, Douglas Brinkley

Label
The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America
Title
The wilderness warrior
Title remainder
Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Brinkley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates Theodore Roosevelt's role in launching modern conservationsim, identifying the contributions of such influences as James Audubon and John Muir while describing how Roosevelt's exposure to natural wonders in his early life shaped his environmental values
Summary
Evaluates Theodore Roosevelt's role in launching modern conservationsim, identifying the contributions of such influences as James Audubon and John Muir while describing how Roosevelt's exposure to natural wonders in his early life shaped his environmental values
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
  • Green Prize for Sustainable Literature: Adult Nonfiction, 2010.
  • National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography, 2009.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
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303061
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Brinkley, Douglas
Dewey number
973.91/1092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Nature conservation
  • Conservationists
  • Presidents
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Conservationists
  • Nature conservation
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America
Label
The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America, Douglas Brinkley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [831]-896) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The education of a Darwinian naturalist -- Animal rights and evolution -- Of science, fish, and Robert B. Roosevelt -- Harvard and the north woods of Maine -- Midwest tramping and the conquering of the Matterhorn -- Chasing buffalo in the Badlands and grizzlies in the Bighorns -- Cradle of conservation: the Elkhorn Ranch of North Dakota -- Wildlife protection business: Boone and Crockett Club meets the U.S. Biological Survey -- Laying the groundwork with John Burroughs and Benjamin Harrison -- The wilderness hunter in the electric age -- The Bronx Zoo founder -- The rough rider -- Higher political perches -- The advocate of the strenuous life -- The conservationist president and the bully pulpit for forestry -- The great Mississippi bear hunt and saving the Puerto Rican parrot -- Crater Lake and Wind Cave National Parks -- Paul Kroegel and the Feather Wars of Florida -- Passports to the parks: Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon, and Yosemite -- Beauty unmarred: winning the White House in 1904 -- The Oklahoma Hills (or, where the buffalo president roams) -- The national monuments of 1906 -- The prehistoric sites of 1907 -- Mighty birds: federal reservations of 1907-1908 -- The preservationist revolution of 1908 -- Dangerous antagonist: the last bold steps of 1909
Control code
ocn462910413
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xiii, 940 p.
Isbn
9780060565312
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)462910413
Label
The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America, Douglas Brinkley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [831]-896) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The education of a Darwinian naturalist -- Animal rights and evolution -- Of science, fish, and Robert B. Roosevelt -- Harvard and the north woods of Maine -- Midwest tramping and the conquering of the Matterhorn -- Chasing buffalo in the Badlands and grizzlies in the Bighorns -- Cradle of conservation: the Elkhorn Ranch of North Dakota -- Wildlife protection business: Boone and Crockett Club meets the U.S. Biological Survey -- Laying the groundwork with John Burroughs and Benjamin Harrison -- The wilderness hunter in the electric age -- The Bronx Zoo founder -- The rough rider -- Higher political perches -- The advocate of the strenuous life -- The conservationist president and the bully pulpit for forestry -- The great Mississippi bear hunt and saving the Puerto Rican parrot -- Crater Lake and Wind Cave National Parks -- Paul Kroegel and the Feather Wars of Florida -- Passports to the parks: Yellowstone, The Grand Canyon, and Yosemite -- Beauty unmarred: winning the White House in 1904 -- The Oklahoma Hills (or, where the buffalo president roams) -- The national monuments of 1906 -- The prehistoric sites of 1907 -- Mighty birds: federal reservations of 1907-1908 -- The preservationist revolution of 1908 -- Dangerous antagonist: the last bold steps of 1909
Control code
ocn462910413
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xiii, 940 p.
Isbn
9780060565312
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)462910413

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