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Hudson, W. H. (William Henry) 1841-1922

Overview
Works: 734 works in 3,365 publications in 7 languages and 58,567 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  Romance fiction  Fantasy fiction  Autobiographies  History  Action and adventure fiction  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Librettist, Creator, Composer, Other, Lyricist, Annotator
Classifications: PR6015.U23, 823.8
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Green mansions by W. H Hudson( Book )

316 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 10,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the naturalist-author's extensive travels in South America, this is the romance of the bird girl, Rima
The purple land : being the narrative of one Richard Lamb's adventures in the Banda Orientál, in South America, as told by himself by W. H Hudson( )

147 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 5,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic adventures of an Englishman in Uruguay in the late 18th century
The book of a naturalist by W. H Hudson( )

76 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 2,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays charmingly captures Hudson's deep love of nature. Classics of nature writing, essays such as Life in a Pine Wood," The Beauty of the Fox," The Discontented Squirrel," The Toad as Traveller," and others are invaluable texts for any nature lover
A crystal age by W. H Hudson( )

64 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explorer falls down a cliff and wakes up in a very different time and place
Afoot in England by W. H Hudson( )

92 editions published between 1909 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precis of his book, Afoot in England, perhaps intended as an advertisement
A traveller in little things by W. H Hudson( Book )

47 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches, reprinted in part from various periodicals about his travels around England
The naturalist in La Plata by W. H Hudson( Book )

51 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.H. Hudson grew up on the Argentinean pampas, studying the wildlife of the region and honing his observational skills. An extraordinarily talented writer, Hudson's prose brings the region to life in The Naturalist in La Plata, a natural history brimming with Hudson's portraits of the birds and beasts of the beautiful La Plata. Hudson's deep respect for the environment is apparent here; as he often mourns the nature man has destroyed
Birds and man by W. H Hudson( Book )

38 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, we take the issues of endangered species and extinction very seriously; however, in the early twentieth century, these ideas had barely begun to enter the popular discourse. In Birds and Man, ornithologist William Henry Hudson's discussions of dwindling bird populations helped to highlight the need to protect endangered species and usher this idea into the mainstream
Idle days in Patagonia by W. H Hudson( Book )

51 editions published between 1893 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hudson's classic travel memoir recalls the achievement of a lifelong dream: to visit Patagonia. His adventure in this remote region fulfilled not only a private dream, but also a scientific mission, mainly focused on his ornithological interests. This extraordinary narrative of his year-long visit combines history, nature, reflection, and anecdotes about local life
Birds in town & village, by W.H. Hudson by W. H Hudson( )

52 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth discussion on many different species of British birds by famed ornithologist William Hudson
A hind in Richmond Park by W. H Hudson( Book )

39 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book starts from an observed point of animal behaviour- the author is watching a hind lying under an oak in Richmond Park- and then discursively follows a train of thought about the senses of animals and birds as seen and heard in England and in South America. Much of Hudson's personal philosophy on man's relation to nature is stated here
A little boy lost by W. H Hudson( Book )

42 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates a little boy's many strange adventures when he wanders too far from home and becomes lost
Tales of the Pampas by W. H Hudson( Book )

39 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.H. Hudson grew up on the pampas of Argentina, a region that remained close to his heart even after he moved to England. In Tales of the Pampas, Hudson draws upon his childhood memories to create these six magical short stories about the landscape, the gauchos, and the area that impressed him for the rest of his life
Adventures among birds by W. H Hudson( Book )

37 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures among birds is almost a manifesto for the life of birds. Hudson's experience of different forms of birdlife is prodigious, and he weaves a thousand small anecdotes together into a rallying call against indifference to the beauty of birds
Fan; the story of a young girl's life by W. H Hudson( )

31 editions published between 1892 and 2018 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fan rises from utter poverty to respectability
Birds of La Plata by W. H Hudson( Book )

20 editions published between 1920 and 1968 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hampshire days by W. H Hudson( Book )

38 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Land's End : a naturalist's impressions in west Cornwall by W. H Hudson( Book )

28 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.H. Hudson “rambled around England for many years; those travels were captured in his delightful narrative Afoot in England. He finally came upon Cornwall, and the visit resulted in the captivating Land's End, a portrait of the region and the people who live there—and a must-read for anyone passionate about traveling in the United Kingdom
A shepherd's life : impressions of the South Wiltshire downs by W. H Hudson( Book )

50 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om fårehyrden Caleb Bawcombes liv på Salisbury Plain fra 1840erne til begyndelsen af det 20. århundrede
Nature in downland by W. H Hudson( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The purple land : being the narrative of one Richard Lamb's adventures in the Banda Orientál, in South America, as told by himself
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The purple land : being the narrative of one Richard Lamb's adventures in the Banda Orientál, in South America, as told by himselfA crystal ageAfoot in EnglandA traveller in little thingsThe naturalist in La PlataIdle days in PatagoniaFan; the story of a young girl's lifeThe Land's End : a naturalist's impressions in west CornwallNature in downland
Alternative Names
Harford, Henry, 1841-1922

Hodson, Ṿ. H., 1841-1922

Hudson, Guillermo Enrique, 1841-1922

Hudson, William Henry, 1841-1922

הודסון, וו. ה., 1841-1922

Languages
English (1,461)

Spanish (51)

Japanese (4)

German (2)

French (1)

Portuguese (1)

Czech (1)