Describing Early America

Describing Early America
Bartram, Jefferson, Crevècoeur, and the Influence of Natural History

Pamela Regis

1999 | 200 pages | Paper $24.95
Literature | American History | Biology/Natural History
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Table of Contents

Prologue: Recovering a Lost Paradigm
1. Natural History in Context
2. Description and Narration in Bartram's Travels
3. Jefferson and the Department of Man
4. Crèvecoeur's "Curious observations of the naturalist"
5. The Passing of Natural History and the Literature of Place