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作者 Schlett, James
書名 A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden : The Story of the Philosophers' Camp in the Adirondacks
出版項 Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
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國際標準書號 9780801456282 (electronic bk.)
9780801453526
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (281 pages)
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附註 A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Introduction: Amid the Ruins -- Part I. Nature and Society -- 1. Path to the Adirondacks -- 2. Turning Points -- 3. The Crayon -- 4. "Adieu to the World" -- 5. The Artist Reborn -- 6. Trial Run -- 7. The Procession to the Pines -- Part II. The Camp and Club -- 8. Acclimating to the Wild -- 9. The Worthy Crew Chaucer Never Had -- 10. Ampersand -- 11. The Inaugural Meeting -- Part III. Campfire Lore -- 12. War -- 13. Peace -- 14. The Ravages of Modern Improvement -- 15. The Old America and the New -- Conclusion: The Story Reborn -- Postscript -- Notes -- Select Bibliography -- Index -- Plates are at the end of the book
In A Not too Greatly Changed Eden, James Schlett recounts the story of the 1858 Philosophers' Camp at Follensby Pond in the Adirondacks, from the lives and careers of-and friendships and frictions among-the participants to the extensive preparations for the expedition and the several-day encampment to its lasting legacy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Schlett, James A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden : The Story of the Philosophers' Camp in the Adirondacks Ithaca : Cornell University Press,c2015 9780801453526
主題 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, -- 1803-1882.;Stillman, William James, -- 1828-1901.;United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.;Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
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