Writings on Landscape, Culture, and Society

Writings on Landscape, Culture, and Society

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A highly varied collection including letters, travel sketches, newspaper articles, essays, editorials, design proposals, official reports, and autobiographical reminiscences. Subjects include life in China where he was briefly an apprentice seaman, Olmsted's observations on the situation of the South before the Civil War, his war service organizing relief supplies, and his advocacy for the preservation of public lands at Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Niagara Falls.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, Library of America,, [2015]
ISBN: 9781598534528
Call Number: 712.0973 OL5w
Characteristics: xx, 802 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Beveridge, Charles E. - Editor


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