California Frontier Naturalists

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California's Frontier Naturalists

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Author by : Richard G Beidleman
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 499
Isbn : 0520927508
Identifier : 9780520927506
Release : 2006-03-02
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
Category : History
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Description : Read Now California S Frontier Naturalists by Richard G Beidleman and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. this book chronicles the fascinating story of the enthusiastic, stalwart, and talented naturalists who were drawn to california’s spectacular natural bounty over the decades from 1786, when the la pérouse expedition arrived at monterey, to the death valley expedition in 1890–91, the proclaimed "end" of the american frontier. richard g. beidleman’s engaging and marvelously detailed narrative describes these botanists, zoologists, geologists, paleontologists, astronomers, and ethnologists as they camped under stars and faced blizzards, made discoveries and amassed collections, kept journals and lost valuables, sketched flowers and landscapes, recorded comets and native languages. he weaves together the stories of their lives, their demanding fieldwork, their contributions to science, and their exciting adventures against the backdrop of california and world history. california's frontier naturalists covers all the major expeditions to california as well as individual and institutional explorations, introducing naturalists who accompanied boundary surveys, joined federal railroad parties, traveled with river topographical expeditions, accompanied troops involved with the mexican war, and made up california’s own geological survey. among these early naturalists are famous names—david douglas, thomas nuttall, john charles fremont, william brewer—as well as those who are less well-known, including paolo botta, richard hinds, and sara lemmon.

Frontier Naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier and the Exploration of Northern Mexico and Texas

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Author by : Russell M. Lawson
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 288
Isbn : 0826352197
Identifier : 9780826352194
Release : 2012-11-01
Publisher by : UNM Press
Category : History
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Description : Read Now Frontier Naturalist by Russell M. Lawson and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. this is a true story of discovery and discoverers in what was the northern frontier region of mexico in the years before the mexican war. in 1826, when the story begins, the region was claimed by both mexico and the united states. neither country knew much about the lands crossed by such rivers as the guadalupe, brazos, nueces, trinity, and rio grande. jean louis berlandier, a french naturalist, was part of a team sent out by the mexican boundary commission to explore the area. his role was to collect specimens of flora and fauna and to record detailed observations of the landscapes and peoples through which the exploring party traveled. his observations, including sketches and paintings of plants, landmarks, and american indians, were the first compendium of scientific observations of the region to be collected and eventually published. here, historian russell lawson tells the story of this multinational expedition, using berlandier’s copious records as a way of conveying his view of the natural environment. lawson’s narrative allows us to peer over berlandier’s shoulder as he traveled and recorded his experiences. berlandier and lawson show us an america that no longer exists.

Early American Naturalists Exploring the American West, 1804-1900

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Author by : John Moring
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 241
Isbn : 9781589791831
Identifier : 1589791835
Release : 2005
Publisher by : Taylor Trade Publications
Category : History
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At Sword's Point

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Author by : William P. MacKinnon
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 693
Isbn : 9780870623875
Identifier : 0870623877
Release : 2008
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Category : HISTORY
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The Natural history of the UC Santa Cruz campus

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Author by : Tonya M. Haff, University of California, Santa Cruz. Environmental Studies Dept
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 361
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Identifier : UCAL:$B785666
Release : 2008-04
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Category : Education
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Southern California Quarterly

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Identifier : UVA:X030053593
Release : 2006
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California Fish and Game

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Identifier : MINN:31951P01217700O
Release : 2013
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Endangered Species Update

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Identifier : WISC:89119933547
Release : 2007
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Category : Endangered species
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The Harvestman Family Phalangodidae. 6 Revision of the Sitalcina Complex (Opiliiones: Laniatores)

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Author by : Darrell Ubick
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Page : 305
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Identifier : UCSC:32106020332828
Release : 2008
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Category : Acanthaceae
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California Conquered The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

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Author by : Neal Harlow
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 499
Isbn : 9780520066052
Identifier : 0520066057
Release : 1989
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
Category : History
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Description : Read Now California Conquered by Neal Harlow and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. this book began as a venture to collect official and unofficial documents relating to the interval of american military rule. there proved to be thousands, the writings of presidents, executive officers, and congressmen, naval and military personnel, governors, settlers, and citizens-routine, familiar, wheedling, seductive, blustering, commanding. as the quantity grew, they seemed eager to be heard. but the documents exhibit the traits of their makers. containing neither the whole truth nor nothing but the truth, they offer many-sided versions of what people believed or wanted others to accept; they must be taken with a grain of salt. long, sometimes garbled, and always incomplete, the record requires assessment, a referee to appraise the evidence and form his own imperfect conclusions. and any curious or dissenting reader may, by consulting the numerous cited sources, make his own interpretations. references, whenever possible, have been made to materials in some printed form, leading an inquirer to a vast array of historical evidence. everything herein happened, or so the record tells, and if an assumption has been made, it is that men, issues, and events can be interesting in their own right, without exaggeration. "to exaggerate," a knowing urban child recently observed, "means you put in something to make it more exciting" (los angeles times, dec. 10, 1978).

American Book Publishing Record

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Identifier : UOM:39015081504329
Release : 2005
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Plants of the San Francisco Bay Region Mendocino to Monterey

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Author by : Linda H. Beidleman, Eugene N. Kozloff
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 504
Isbn : 9780520231733
Identifier : 0520231732
Release : 2003
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
Category : Nature
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America, History and Life

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Identifier : STANFORD:36105133520721
Release : 2007
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Fort Ross California Outpost of Russian Alaska, 1812-1841

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Author by : Edward Oliver Essig
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 106
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Identifier : UOM:39015028439001
Release : 1991-01-01
Publisher by : Kingston, Ont. : Limestone Press
Category : History
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California Birds Their Status and Distribution

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Author by : Arnold Small
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 342
Isbn : 9780916251826
Identifier : 0916251829
Release : 1994-06-01
Publisher by : Sunbelt Publications
Category : Nature
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A Feast of Weeds A Literary Guide to Foraging and Cooking Wild Edible Plants

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Author by : Luigi Ballerini
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 276
Isbn : 0520270347
Identifier : 9780520270343
Release : 2012-10-29
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
Category : Cooking
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