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The Resource Land of rivers : America in word and image, edited by Peter C. Mancall ; foreword by Edward Hoagland

Land of rivers : America in word and image, edited by Peter C. Mancall ; foreword by Edward Hoagland

Label
Land of rivers : America in word and image
Title
Land of rivers
Title remainder
America in word and image
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter C. Mancall ; foreword by Edward Hoagland
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E161.5
LC item number
.L36 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mancall, Peter C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rivers
  • United States
Label
Land of rivers : America in word and image, edited by Peter C. Mancall ; foreword by Edward Hoagland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 sixteenth and seventeenth century. Excerpts from Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest -- Excerpt from Inducements to the liking of the voyage intended towards Virginia in 40 and 42 degrees of latitude [1585] / Richard Hakluyt the Elder -- Excerpt from Voyages of Samuel de Champlain [1604-1618] / Samuel de Champlain -- Excerpt from Good news from Virginia [1613] / Alexander Whitaker -- Excerpt from Contemplations / Anne Bradstreet -- French explorers on the Mississippi [1673, 1693] -- Some proposals for a second settlement in the Province of Pennsylvania [1690] / William Penn
  • The eighteenth century. Upon the drying up of that ancient river, the River Merrymak [1720] / Samuel Sewall -- Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin and Mary Stevenson [1760] -- Excerpt from Travels in North America [1770] / Peter Kalm -- Excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia [1787] / Thomas Jefferson -- Excerpt from Travels [1791] / William Bartram -- On Jordan's stormy banks / Samuel Stennett -- Excerpt from A view of the United States of America [1797]
  • The nineteenth century. Excerpt from Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition [1804-1806] / Meriwether Lewis and William Clark -- Morning on the Wissahiccon [1843-1844] / Edgar Allan Poe -- Excerpt from Delineations of American scenery and character / John James Audubon -- My visit to Niagra [1835] / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Excerpt from A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [1849] / Henry David Thoreau -- Excerpt from A pioneer's search for an ideal home [1853] / Phoebe Goodell Judson -- Crossing Brooklyn Ferry [1856] / Walt Whitman -- Excerpt from The company of adventurers [1913] / Isaac Cowie -- Excerpt from The explorations of the Colorado River [1875] / John Wesley Powell -- Excerpts from Life on the Mississippi [1883]; The adventure of Huckleberry Finn [1884] / Mark Twain -- Excerpt from History of the Johnstown Flood [1889] / Willis Fletcher Johnson -- Excerpt from The conquest of arid America [1899] / William E. Smythe
  • The twentieth century. Excerpt from The river and I [1910] / John G. Neihardt -- The Owens Valley : Los Angeles controversy [1924] -- The Negro speaks of rivers [1926] / Langston Hughes -- Ol' Man River [1927] / Oscar Hammerstein -- West-running brook [1928] / Robert Frost -- Excerpt from The land of feast and famine [1931] / Helge Instad -- Flat River girl [collected in 1940] -- Excerpt from TVA : Democracy on the march [1944] / David E. Lilienthal -- Excerpt from A Pima remembers [1959] / George Webb -- Excerpt from Goodbye to a river [1960] / John Graves -- Excerpt from Silent spring [1962] / Rachel Carson -- Roll on, Columbia / Woody Guthrie
  • Excerpt from Desert solitaire [1968] / Edward Abbey -- Excerpt from Wild and scenic rivers act [1968] -- Excerpt from The sound of mountain water [1969] / Wallace Stegner -- Burn on [1972] / Randy Newman -- Excerpt from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek [1974] / Anne Dillard -- Excerpts from Run, river, run [1973] / Ann Zwinger -- Excerpts from A river runs through it [1976] / Norman Maclean -- Excerpt from River notes : The dance of herons [1979] / Barry Lopez -- Excerpt from Blue highways [1983] / William Least Heat Moon -- Excerpt from Rivers of empire : Water, aridity, and the growth of the American West [1985] / Donald Worster -- Excerpt from River of traps [1990] / William deBuys
Control code
34690930
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 208 pages
Isbn
9780801431050
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96019079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Land of rivers : America in word and image, edited by Peter C. Mancall ; foreword by Edward Hoagland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 sixteenth and seventeenth century. Excerpts from Indian legends of the Pacific Northwest -- Excerpt from Inducements to the liking of the voyage intended towards Virginia in 40 and 42 degrees of latitude [1585] / Richard Hakluyt the Elder -- Excerpt from Voyages of Samuel de Champlain [1604-1618] / Samuel de Champlain -- Excerpt from Good news from Virginia [1613] / Alexander Whitaker -- Excerpt from Contemplations / Anne Bradstreet -- French explorers on the Mississippi [1673, 1693] -- Some proposals for a second settlement in the Province of Pennsylvania [1690] / William Penn
  • The eighteenth century. Upon the drying up of that ancient river, the River Merrymak [1720] / Samuel Sewall -- Correspondence of Benjamin Franklin and Mary Stevenson [1760] -- Excerpt from Travels in North America [1770] / Peter Kalm -- Excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia [1787] / Thomas Jefferson -- Excerpt from Travels [1791] / William Bartram -- On Jordan's stormy banks / Samuel Stennett -- Excerpt from A view of the United States of America [1797]
  • The nineteenth century. Excerpt from Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition [1804-1806] / Meriwether Lewis and William Clark -- Morning on the Wissahiccon [1843-1844] / Edgar Allan Poe -- Excerpt from Delineations of American scenery and character / John James Audubon -- My visit to Niagra [1835] / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Excerpt from A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [1849] / Henry David Thoreau -- Excerpt from A pioneer's search for an ideal home [1853] / Phoebe Goodell Judson -- Crossing Brooklyn Ferry [1856] / Walt Whitman -- Excerpt from The company of adventurers [1913] / Isaac Cowie -- Excerpt from The explorations of the Colorado River [1875] / John Wesley Powell -- Excerpts from Life on the Mississippi [1883]; The adventure of Huckleberry Finn [1884] / Mark Twain -- Excerpt from History of the Johnstown Flood [1889] / Willis Fletcher Johnson -- Excerpt from The conquest of arid America [1899] / William E. Smythe
  • The twentieth century. Excerpt from The river and I [1910] / John G. Neihardt -- The Owens Valley : Los Angeles controversy [1924] -- The Negro speaks of rivers [1926] / Langston Hughes -- Ol' Man River [1927] / Oscar Hammerstein -- West-running brook [1928] / Robert Frost -- Excerpt from The land of feast and famine [1931] / Helge Instad -- Flat River girl [collected in 1940] -- Excerpt from TVA : Democracy on the march [1944] / David E. Lilienthal -- Excerpt from A Pima remembers [1959] / George Webb -- Excerpt from Goodbye to a river [1960] / John Graves -- Excerpt from Silent spring [1962] / Rachel Carson -- Roll on, Columbia / Woody Guthrie
  • Excerpt from Desert solitaire [1968] / Edward Abbey -- Excerpt from Wild and scenic rivers act [1968] -- Excerpt from The sound of mountain water [1969] / Wallace Stegner -- Burn on [1972] / Randy Newman -- Excerpt from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek [1974] / Anne Dillard -- Excerpts from Run, river, run [1973] / Ann Zwinger -- Excerpts from A river runs through it [1976] / Norman Maclean -- Excerpt from River notes : The dance of herons [1979] / Barry Lopez -- Excerpt from Blue highways [1983] / William Least Heat Moon -- Excerpt from Rivers of empire : Water, aridity, and the growth of the American West [1985] / Donald Worster -- Excerpt from River of traps [1990] / William deBuys
Control code
34690930
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 208 pages
Isbn
9780801431050
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96019079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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