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by Julia. Blackburn

ePub Charles Waterton, 1782-1865: Conservationist and Traveller (National Trust Classics) download
Author:
Julia. Blackburn
ISBN13:
978-0712647465
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0712647465
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PIMLICO; New Ed edition (1991)
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Charles Waterton, 1782-1865 book.

Charles Waterton, 1782-1865 book. During his lifetime he was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions. A Yorkshire landowner, he turned his park into a sanctuary for animals and birds.

During his lifetime he was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions. As an explorer he learned to survive in the tropical rain forests of South America without a gun or the society of other white men. He was an authority on the poisons used by South American Indians and a taxidermist of note

Julia Blackburn (Author). We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Julia Blackburn is the author of Charles Waterton, The Emperor's Last Island, Daisy Bates in the Desert, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones/Esquire Non-Fiction Award. The Book of Colour, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and, most recently, The Leper's Companions, also shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Charles Waterton, 1782-1865: Conservationist andĀ . During his lifetime Charles Waterton was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions

During his lifetime Charles Waterton was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions. A Yorkshire landowner, he was a table Victorian figure who turned his park into an animal and bird sanctuary. He was an explorer of tropical rain forests in South America and became an authority on the poisons used by the South American Indians.

Charles Waterton was the first conservationist who fought to protect wild nature against the destruction and pollutionĀ . Using his surviving papers, Julia Blackburn has redressed the balance in a biogr aphy that restores Waterton to his place as the first conservationist of the modern age.

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Charles Waterton 1782-1865. Traveller and Conservationist.

During his lifetime Charles Waterton was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions. A Yorkshire landowner, he was a notable Victorian figure who turned his park into an animal and bird sanctuary.

Charles Waterton, 1782-1865. 1989) Conservationist and Traveller A non fiction book by Julia Blackburn. During his lifetime Charles Waterton was famous for his eccentricities, but also for his achievements and his opinions. The author draws on his surviving papers and seeks to counter the distorted view of him as a mere eccentric. Instead she seeks to reinstate him as the first conservationist of the modern age. Genre: Historical.

Some wear on cover. No writing on pages. Binding in very good condition