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Brooks, Paul 1909-1998

Overview
Works: 27 works in 120 publications in 4 languages and 5,741 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  History  Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Composer, Other
Classifications: QH31.C33, B
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Most widely held works about Paul Brooks
 
Most widely held works by Paul Brooks
The house of life: Rachel Carson at work by Paul Brooks( Book )

48 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking for nature : how literary naturalists from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson have shaped America by Paul Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of wilderness by Paul Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everglades by Patricia Caulfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roadless area by Paul Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The view from Lincoln Hill : man and the land in a New England town by Paul Brooks( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of Concord : one year in the flowering of New England by Paul Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Park Street : a publishing memoir by Paul Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Carson : the writer at work by Paul Brooks( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of Concord : American intellectuals and their timeless ideas by Paul Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness and plenty by F. Fraser Darling( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's wilderness must be saved
Yosemite and the range of light by Ansel Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than one hundred magnificent photographs, reproduced under Adams's supervision, capture the awesome beauty of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra Nevada, ranging from the intimate to the panoramic in scope
Speaking for nature : the literary naturalists, from transcendentalism to the birth of the American environmental movement by Paul Brooks( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with Thoreau, nature writers have not only influenced our appreciation of the natural world but also have helped to preserve the American wilderness, from the Maine Woods to Yosemite and the Sierra. Writer and activist Paul Brooks presents narrative portraits of great literary naturalists, offering a 200-year history of the country's movement toward conservation. Profiles of leaders in the fight to protect the environment and safeguard our natural heritage include John Burroughs, John Muir, William Beebe, and many others. A new Foreword has been written for this edition by Linda Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature. "A richly informative book which portrays the nature writers from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson who shaped the development of conservation in America."--San Francisco Chronicle "A brisk and illuminating survey of the naturalists who by their writing moved Americans into the age of ecology." -- The New York Times Book Review "This valuable book reviews the past century of American nature writing from the prose rhapsodies of Thoreau and Muir to the alarm calls of Bernard DeVoto and Rachel Carson ... writers who have fought bravely and well and have left us a powerful heritage upon which to build."--Boston Globe "Paul Brooks' gracefully illustrated text, in the very tradition it honors, offers hope that reason and reverence -- the poetry of science -- will prevail." -- Washington Post Book World Dover (2014) republication of the edition originally published by the Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1980."--
Mondays at nine; or, Pedagogues on parade, a collection of the literary débris of Sarah Lampoon, last of the white witches and intimate confidante of the Harvard faculty by Paul Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Manse and the people who lived there by Paul Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial by fire : Lincoln, Massachusetts, and the War of Independence by Paul Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Saturday Club, 1957-1986 : with illustrations by Thomas Boylston Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden plains of Tanganyika by Paul Brooks( )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shizen hogo no yoake : Deivido sorō kara reichieru kāson e( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografía y obra de Rachel Carson by Paul Brooks( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Speaking for nature : how literary naturalists from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson have shaped America
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Speaking for nature : how literary naturalists from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson have shaped AmericaRachel Carson : the writer at workThe people of Concord : American intellectuals and their timeless ideas