Skip to content

  Home > Binding > Paperback >

Heaven and Earth
Heaven and Earth Lee Williams 0964065592 9780964065598 Faith in a Seed contains the hitherto unpublished work The Dispersion of Seeds, one of Henry D. Thoreaus last important research and writing projects, and now his first new book to appear in 125
Stock Image - Actual Cover May Vary
 

Heaven and Earth by Lee Williams

Faith in a Seed contains the hitherto unpublished work The Dispersion of Seeds, one of Henry D. Thoreaus last important research and writing projects, and now his first new book to appear in 125 years.With the remarkable clarity and grace that characterize all of his writings, Thoreau describes the ecological succession of plant species through seed dispersal. The Dispersion of Seeds, which draws on Charles Darwins theory of natural selection, refutes the then widely accepted theory that some plants spring spontaneously to life, independent of roots, cuttings, or seeds. As Thoreau wrote: Though I do not believe a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. Henry D. Thoreaus Faith in a Seed, was first published in hardcover in 1993 by Island Press under the Shearwater Books imprint, which unifies scientific views of nature with humanistic ones. This important work, the first publication of Thoreaus last manuscript, is now available in paperback. Faith in a Seedcontains Thoreaus last important research and writing project, The Dispersion of Seeds, along with other natural history writings from late in his life. Edited by Bradley P. Dean, professor of English at East Carolina University and editor of the Thoreau Society Bulletin, these writings demonstrate how a major American author at the height of his career succeeded in making science and literature mutually enriching.

Author: Lee Williams

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Kauai Pr

Publication Date: 1994-06-01

Our Price: $4.19

Quantity:1
ISBN: 0964065592


Condition:
Like-New [Add $0.60]
Very-Good [Add $0.40]
Good [Add $0.20]
Acceptable

Quantity:  
Description
 
Lee Williams  Paperback


Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Binding > Paperback

* Free Shipping applies to all orders shipped to the contiguous 48 United States. Variable shipping rates apply to Alaska, Hawaii, and the American Territories (American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) as well as International orders shipped to countries other than the USA.