was 27 years old when he and his father returned to Philadelphia after the one year expedition to Florida.
The Flower Hunter and the People: William Bartram
in the Native American Southeast
Luck is also in his genes, it seems, since the 'family' cited in his subtitle is an extraordinary one, including Anni Albers (artist, 1899-1994) and William Bartram
(Philadelphia naturalist, 1739-1823).
More literature is to be found in travel writing by William Bartram
, Francis Parkman, and John Stephens, he believes, than "in any number of nineteenth-century novels.
figures in one of Wulf's central stories in the book.
Paynes Prairie was known as the Alachua Savanna in the late 1700s/early 1800s when it was visited and described by the noted naturalist, William Bartram
A key element in the book centers on a "search for meaning in nature," and here Judd illuminates an intellectual framework that not only guided naturalists such as William Bartram
and Benjamin Smith Barton, but also shaped later generations of conservationists and environmentalists, linking a colonial era aesthetic to modern ideas regarding environmental stewardship (p.
It was first discovered in 1765 by Philadelphia botanists John and William Bartram
who named it after close friend Benjamin Franklin.
This strange turn of events came about when Coleridge read a famous best seller of the 1700s by American naturalist William Bartram
, who explored this area and wrote about it in such baroque and dramatic terms that Coleridge read it, smoked a little opium (for his nerves, he told people) and voila--the Romantic Movement was born.
The Travels of William Bartram
by William Bartram
The Journals of Lewis and Clark by William Clark and Meriwether Lewis Broadsides From the Other Orders: A Book of Bugs by Sue Hubbell Biophilia by Edward O.
Weidensaul patiently and methodically sketches the scientific and artistic contributions of the most famous early birders, including Mark Catesby, William Bartram
, and John James Audubon, as well as many less known figures.
The year 1756 marks the start of the Seven Years War and alliances between the British and the Six Nations which led to increasing contact and co-operation, and so to more closely informed narratives such as those of Samuel Hearne, James Adair, and William Bartram