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Title Fields of vision : essays on the Travels of William Bartram / edited by Kathryn E. Holland Braund, Charlotte M. Porter.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010.

Subject Bartram, William, 1739-1823 -- Travel -- Southern States -- Congresses.
Southern States -- Description and travel -- Congresses.
Natural history -- Southern States -- Congresses.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Congresses.
Alt Name Braund, Kathryn E. Holland, 1955-
Porter, Charlotte M., 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 273 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The real world of Bartram's Travels / Edward J. Cashin -- William Bartram, Wrightsborough, and the prospects for the Georgia backcountry, 1765-1774 / Robert Scott Davis -- William Bartram's gustatory tour / Kathryn E. Holland Braund -- The two Williams: science and connections in West Florida / Robert J. Malone -- William Bartram and the forms of natural history / Stephanie Volmer -- Nature, man, and God: the introduction to Bartram's Travels / Burt Kornegay -- Before Bartram: artist-naturalist Mark Catesby / Arlene Fradkin, Mallory McCane O'Connor -- The Bartrams, Clarence B. Moore, and Mount Royal: early archaeology on the St. Johns River, Florida / Jerald T. Milanich -- Where Bartram sat: historic Creek Indian architecture in the eighteenth century / Craig T. Sheldon, Jr. -- E.G. Squier's manuscript copy of William Bartram's Observations on the Creek and Cherokee Indians / Mark Williams -- William Bartram's Oenothera grandiflora: "the most pompous and brilliant herbaceous plant yet known to exist" / Joel T. Pry -- The mystery of the Okeechobee gourd / Marc C. Minna, Maria Minna -- The role of digital specimen images in historical research / Stephanie C. Haas, Kent D. Perkins, Michael Bond -- Bartram's legacy: nature advocacy / Charlotte M. Porter.
Note Print version record.
Summary A classic work of history, ethnography, and botany, and an examination of the life and environs of the 18th-century south. William Bartram was a naturalist, artist, and author of Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulees, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Choctaws. The book, based on his journey across the South, reflects a remarkable coming of age. In 1773, Bartram departed his family home near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a British colonist;
ISBN 9780817383244 (electronic)
0817383247 (electronic)
9780817316822 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0817316825 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780817355715 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0817355715 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 743822409
Additional Format Print version: Fields of vision. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010 (DLC) 2009026109

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