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Travels on the St. Johns River

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by pioneering American naturalists John Bartram and William Bartram during their exploration of Florida in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... More


Meditating on the Creatures in Early American Life and Letters

John Gatta

in Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and the Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165050
eISBN:
9780199835140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165055.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The longstanding European tradition of meditating on creatures of the phenomenal world carried both religious and ecological significance for New England Puritans, who were peculiarly disposed to ... More


THE R-CENTRE

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the Jahn-Teller effect together with many of the issues of two-electron centres. It discusses electronic structure of the R-centre, the Kern-Bartram model, wavefunctions, ... More


Introduction

Thomas Hallock

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

John and William Bartram were father and son adventurers, plant collectors, and natural historians who explored and described the natural assets of the St. Johns River valley and the Trader’s Path ... More


Through Their Eyes: The Bartrams Explore the St. Johns River Valley

Richard Franz

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“Through Their Eyes: The Bartrams Explore the St. Johns River Valley” provides modern assessments of the landscapes the Bartrams encountered as well as assessments of the plants and animals they ... More


Emerging Natural History

Frank N. Egerton

in Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Haeckel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271746
eISBN:
9780520953635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271746.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Bradley became a full-time naturalist by publishing nature books and magazines. He wrote on ecological topics, including balance of nature and contagion. Réaumur devoted most of his career to writing ... More


Diary

John Bartram

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

These selections from John Bartram's Diary (or Journal) record the Florida leg of his 1765–66 tour of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida with his son William. Bartram’s observations of the St. Johns ... More


Travels

William Bartram

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

These selections from Part 2 (the Florida tour) of William Bartram's 1791 book Travels include his observations of north Florida’s flora and fauna, its natural history and archaeology, and the ... More


Correspondence

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Selected letters to and from William Bartram, his family, and his friends concerning his travels along the St. Johns River, his 1766 residence on the river, and publication of his 1791 Travels.


Lowell of the South

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter details how environmentalists John Muir and William Bartram, journalist Henry Grady, and engineer William Church Whitner acknowledged the value added to community growth by human and ... More


“All the West-Indian Weeds”: William Bartram's Travels and the Natural History of the Floridas

Christopher P. Iannini

in Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835562
eISBN:
9781469601922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838181_iannini.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes William Bartram's Travels (1791) in the context of an outpouring of texts on the natural history of colonial Florida after the Seven Years' War, when Britain moved aggressively ... More


Swamp Sublime: Ecology and Resistance in the American Plantation Zone

Monique Allewaert

in Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the travels of naturalist William Bartram across the southern colonies where he recorded the native flora and fauna. Bartram intended to distinguish southern America as a ... More


Epilogue Afterlives of Ariel’s Ecology

Monique Allewaert

in Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In this epilogue, the author argues that the work of accessing minoritarian enlightenments requires a strategy of transversal reading that cuts across, but not against, a work’s stated interests, ... More


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