Preserving the Living Past

Preserving the Living Past
Author : Steve Mark
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Total Pages : 219
Release : 2005-03-14
ISBN 10 : 0520931068
ISBN 13 : 9780520931060
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Preserving the Living Past Book Description:

From his efforts to protect California's wild lands—including the state's majestic redwoods and its dynamic coastline—to his novel ideas about the educational and inspirational value of wilderness that continue to provoke debates to this day, this first biography of John C. Merriam (1869-1945) tells the story of the prominent paleontologist who became a visionary in the American conservation movement.


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