Nature (Attitudes Toward)
Nature (attitudes toward) Armitage, Kevin Connor. "Knowing Nature: Nature Study and American Life, 1873-1923.” DAI 65/10 (2005): 3957-A. (Doct. diss., University of Kansas, 2005)
Nature (attitudes toward) Bak, Hans and Walter W. Hölbling, editors. "Nature’s Nation” Revisited: American Concepts of Nature from Wonder to Ecological Crisis. 478pp. Amsterdam: VU University Press, 2003. 
Nature (attitudes toward) Brady, Lisa Marie. "War upon the Land: Nature and Warfare in the American Civil War.” DAI 64/08 (2004): 3040-A. (Doct. diss., University of Kansas, 2003
Nature (attitudes toward) Bryson, Michael A. "Explorations of Objectivity: Science, Nature, and Gender in 19th and Early 20th Century America." DAI 56/07 (1996): 2678-A. (Doct. diss., University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995)
Nature (attitudes toward) Bryson, Michael A. Visions of the Land: Science, Literature, and the American Environment from the Era of Exploration to the Age of Ecology. (Under the Sign of Nature: Explorations in Ecocriticism). 228pp. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2002.
Nature (attitudes toward) Cherry, Conrad. Nature and Religious Imagination: From Edwards to Bushnell. 242pp. Philadelphia, Penn.: Fortress Press, 1980.
Nature (attitudes toward) Coleman, Jon T. Vicious: Wolves and Men in America. (Western Americana Series). 270pp. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.
Nature (attitudes toward) De Groot, Jean, editor. Nature in American Philosophy. (Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, vol. 42). 204pp. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press of America, 2004. 
Nature (attitudes toward) Dyson, Jon-Paul Charles. "From Sermons in Stone to Studies in Science: The Transformation of 19th-Century Juvenile Natural History.” DAI 63/01 (2002): 331-A. (Doct. diss., State University of New York, Buffalo, 2002) 
Nature (attitudes toward) Fowler, Robert Booth. The Greening of Protestant Thought. 242 pp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1995.
Nature (attitudes toward) Germic, Stephen Allan. "Nature, Naturalism, American Exceptionalism: Nineteenth Century Designs to Obscure Class and Crisis." DAI 58/11 (1998): 4319-A. (Doct. diss., Wayne State University, 1997)
Nature (attitudes toward) Gianquitto, Tina Lee. "Noble Designs of Nature and Nation: God, Science, and Sentiment in Women’s Representations of the American Landscape.” DAI 63/10 (2003): 3552-A. (Doct. diss., Columbia University, 2002) 
Nature (attitudes toward) Herman, Daniel J. "American Natives: The Farmer, the Naturalist, and the Hunter in the Genesis of an Indigenous Identity." DAI 56/09 (1996): 3713-A. (Doct. diss, University of California, Berkeley, 1995)
Nature (attitudes toward) Herron, John Paul. "‘The reality of living’: Science, Gender, and Nature in American Culture, 1865-1965.” DAI 62/03 (2001): 1179-A. (Doct. diss., University of New Mexico, 2001)2
Nature (attitudes toward) Lebduska, Lisa T. "Rhetoric, Politics, and Ecologic: The Production of Nature in American Culture, 1840-1990." DAI 57/08 (1997): 3494-A. (Doct. diss., University of Rhode Island, 1996)
Nature (attitudes toward) Lutts, Ralph H. The Nature Fakers: Wildlife, Science and Sentiment. 255pp. Golden, Col.: Fulcrum Publishing, 1990.
Nature (attitudes toward) McGreevy, Patrick Vincent. Imagining Niagara: The Meaning and Making of Niagara Falls. 193pp. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994.
Nature (attitudes toward) Meyers, Amy R. W. "Sketches from the Wilderness: Changing Conceptions of Nature in American Natural History Illustration: 1680-1880." DAI 46/11 (1986): 3387-A. (Doct. diss., Yale University, 1985)
Nature (attitudes toward) Miller, David C. "‘Desert Places’:The Meaning of Swamp, Jungle and Marsh Images in 19th Century America." DAI 43/11 (1983): 3637-A. (Doct. diss., Brown University, 1982)
Nature (attitudes toward) Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind. 3rd ed. 426pp. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.
Nature (attitudes toward) Peterson, William David. "Storm Warriors: The United States Life-Saving Service in American Culture, 1870-1915." DAI 59/08 (1999): 3049-A. (Doct. diss., Bowling Green State University, 1998)
Nature (attitudes toward) Revie, Linda L. "The Wilds of Niagara: Construction of the Falls in Fine Arts, Literary and Scientific Narratives, from Discovery through the 20th Century." 311pp. DAI 59/09 (1999): 3443-A. (Doct. diss., Boston College, 1998)
Nature (attitudes toward) Rozario, Kevin L. "Nature’s Evil Dreams: Disaster and America, 1871-1906." DAI 57/11 (1997): 4902-A. (Doct. diss., Yale University, 1996)
Nature (attitudes toward) Samuels, Gayle Brandow. Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape. 193pp. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1999.
Nature (attitudes toward) Saunders, William C. "‘Travel, Behold, and Wonder’: Fashionable Images of the Wilderness in Upstate New York 1800-1850." DAI 40/11 (1980): 5905-A. (Doct. diss., Columbia University, 1979)
Nature (attitudes toward) Stoll, Mark. "Protestantism, Capitalism, and Nature in the United States." DAI 54/04 (1993): 1520-A. (Doct. diss., University of Texas, 1993)
Nature (attitudes toward) Stoll, Mark. Protestantism, Capitalism, and Nature in America. 276pp. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, c1997.
Nature (attitudes toward) Tichi, Cecelia. New World, New Earth: Environmental Reform in American Literature from the Puritans through Whitman. 290pp. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979.
Nature (attitudes toward) Wentzell, Gregg W. "Wildness and the American Mind: The Social Construction of Nature in Environmental Romanticism from Thoreau to Dillard." DAI 54/07 (1994): 2582-A. (Doct. diss., Miami University, 1993)
Nature (attitudes toward) Williams, Dennis Christopher. "The Range of Light: John Muir, Christianity, and Nature in the Post-Darwinian World." DAI 53/04 (1992): 1258-A. (Doct. diss, Texas Tech University, 1992)
Nature (attitudes toward):Biographical Botkin, Daniel B. No Man’s Garden: Thoreau and a New Vision for Civilization and Nature. 310pp. Washington, DC: Island Press, for Shearwater Books, 2001. 
Nature (attitudes toward):Biographical Hausdoerffer, John. "George Catlin and the Politics of Nature.” DAI 66/01 (2005): 311-A. (Doct. diss., Washington State University, 2004)
Nature (attitudes toward): Biographical Loui, Sizanne Jeanette. "Practical Transcendentalism: The Role of Nature in the Political Theories of Thomas Jefferson and Ralph Waldo Emerson." DAI 56/06 (1995): 2297-A. (Doct. diss, St. Louis University, 1994)
Nature (attitudes toward): Biographical Miller, Charles A. Jefferson and Nature: An Interpretation. 300pp. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.
Nature (attitudes toward): Biographical Wadden, Kathleen A. "John Muir and the Community of Nature." DAI 46/02 (1985): 456-A. (Doct. diss., George Washington University, 1985)
Nature (attitudes toward): California Sperry, Shelley Lynne. "Natural Relations: Women, Men and Wilderness in California, 1872-1914." DAI 60/12 (2000): 4578-A. (Doct. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 1999)
Nature Writing
Nature writing Begiebing, Robert C. and Owen Grumbling. The Literature of Nature: The British and American Traditions. 730pp. Medford, N.J.: Plexus, 1990. (Anthology)
Nature writing Bonta, Marcia, editor. American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists. (Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series, no. 20). 248pp. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1995.
Nature writing Branch, Michael P., editor. Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing before Walden. 408pp. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004. (Anthology of writings on nature) 
Nature writing Brault, Robert Joseph. "Writing Wilderness: Conserving, Preserving, and Inhabiting the Land in Nineteenth-Century American Literature." DAI 61/05 (2000): 1837-A. (Doct. diss., University of Minnesota, 2000)
Nature writing Brooks, Paul. Speaking for Nature: How Literary Naturalists from Henry Thoreau to Rachel Carson Have Shaped America. 304pp. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
Nature writing Buckley, Michael George. "Green Passages: Literary Natural History in pre-Darwinian America.” DAI 65/09 (2005): 3383-A. (Doct. diss., Pennsylvania State University, 2004)
Nature writing Cummisk, Gary Thomas. "Appalachian Springs: Nature Writing and Environmental Views of the Southern Mountains." DAI 56/10 (1996): 4093-A. (Doct. diss, University of Oregon, 1995)
Nature writing Donaldson, Elizabeth J. "Picturesque Scenes, Sentimental Characters: The Rhetoric and Politics of American Nature Writing, 1890-1920." DAI 58/08 (1998): 3130-A. (Doct. diss., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1997)
Nature writing Engelhardt, Elizabeth Sanders Delwiche. "Southern Appalachian Ecological Literature and Feminism: Women Authors Address the Land, 1890-1910." DAI 60/05 (1999): 1794-A. (Doct. diss., Emory University, 1999)
Nature writing Fritzell, Peter A. Nature Writing and America: Essays upon a Cultural Type. 354pp. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1990.
Nature writing Lawlor, Mary. Recalling the Wild: Naturalism and the Closing of the American West. 224pp. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2000.
Nature writing Lupfer, Eric Christopher. "The Emergence of American Nature Writing, 1860–1909: John Burroughs, Henry David Thoreau, and Houghton, Mifflin, and Company.” DAI 64/12 (2004): 4466-A. (Doct. diss., University of Texas, Austin, 2003)
Nature writing Payne, Daniel G. "In Sympathy with Nature: American Nature Writing and Environmental Politics, 1620-1920." DAI 54/09 (1994): 3438-A. (Doct. diss., State University of New York, Buffalo, 1993)
Nature writing Philippon, Daniel J. Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement. 373pp. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2004.
Nature writing Scheese, Don. Nature Writing: The Pastoral Impulse in America. (Genres in Context). 227pp. New York: Routledge, 2002. (Originally published: New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995) 
Nature writing Scholfield, Randy Todd. "Finding Native Ground: Essays on American Nature Writing." DAI 57/07 (1997): 3024-A. (Doct. diss., University of Kansas, 1996)
Nature writing Stewart, Frank. A Natural History of Nature Writing. 279pp. Washington, D.C.: Island Press; Covelo, Calif.: Shearwater Books, 1995. (Includes Americans)
Nature writing: Biographical Anderson, H. Allen. The Chief: Ernest Thompson Seton and the Changing West. 363pp. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1986.
Nature writing: Biographical Arnold, Richard. "Conservation and the Uses of Nature in Writings of Thoreau, Muir, and Abbey." DAI 54/08 (1994): 3026-A. (Doct. diss., University of Alabama, 1993)
Nature writing: Biographical Buell, Lawrence. The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture. 586pp. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995.
Nature writing: Biographical Burbick, Joan. Thoreaus Alternative History: Changing Perspectives on Nature, Culture, and Language. 174pp. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.
Nature writing: Biographical Clarke, James Mitchell. The Life and Adventures of John Muir. 326pp. San Diego, Calif.: Word Shop Publications, 1980.
Nature writing: Biographical Cohen, Michael P. The Pathless Way: John Muir and American Wilderness. 432pp. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1984.
Nature writing: Biographical Dassow, Laura. Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science. (Science and Literature). 300pp. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995.
Nature writing: Biographical Hildebidle, John. Thoreau: A Naturalists Liberty. 174pp. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983.
Nature writing: Biographical Holmes, Steven J. "‘Blessed Home’: Nature, Religion, Science, and Human Relationships in the Early Life of John Muir." DAI 57/05 (1996): 2104-A. (Doct. diss., Harvard University, 1996)
Nature writing: Biographical Holmes, Steven J. The Young John Muir: An Environmental Biography. 309pp. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, c1999.
Nature writing: Biographical Johnson, Rochell L. "‘As if nature could serve but one order of understanding’: Susan Fenimore Cooper’s Rural Hours, Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, and the Cultural Contexts of Nineteenth-Century American Nature Writing." DAI 60/07 (2000): 2493-A. (Doct. diss., Claremont Graduate University, 1999)
Nature writing:Biographical Johnson, Rochelle and Daniel Patterson, editors. Susan Fenimore Cooper: New Essays on Rural Hours and Other Works. 286pp. Athens: University of Georgia, 2001.
Nature writing: Biographical Kanze, Edward. The World of John Burroughs. 160pp. New York, N.Y.: H.N. Abrams, 1993.
Nature writing: Biographical Keller, Betty. Black Wolf: The Life of Ernest Thompson Seton. 240pp. Topsfield, Mass.: Salem House, distributed by Merrimack Publishers’ Circle, 1985.
Nature writing: Biographical Kessler-Eng, Donna Leigh. "Letting Nature Run Its Course: Thoreau’s Walden as Experimental Cure." DAI 60/04 (1999): 1134-A. (Doct. diss., City University of New York, 1999)
Nature writing: Biographical Kimes, William F. and Maymie B. Kimes. John Muir: A Reading Bibliography, Chronologically Compiled and Annotated. 2nd ed. rev. and enl. 179pp. Fresno, Calif.: Panorama West Books, 1986.
Nature writing: Biographical Lankford, Scott. "John Muir and the Nature of the West: An Ecology of American Life, 1864-1914." DAI 52/09 (1992): 3283-A. (Doct. diss., Stanford University, 1991)
Nature writing: Biographical Limbaugh, Ronald H. John Muirs "Stickeen and the Lessons of Nature. 185 pp. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press, c1996.
Nature writing: Biographical McGregor, Robert Kuhn. A Wider View of the Universe: Henry Thoreaus Study of Nature. (The environment and the human condition). 247pp. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1997.
Nature writing: Biographical Miller, Sally M., editor. John Muir, Life and Work. Revised versions of papers presented at a conference held in April 1990 at the University of the Pacific. 324pp. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1993.
Nature writing:Biographical Schneider, Richard J., editor. Thoreau’s Sense of Place: Essays in American Environmental Writing. (American Land and Life Series). 310pp. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2000.
Nature writing: Biographical Seton, Ernest Thompson. Ernest Thompson Seton in Manitoba 1882-1892. Introduction by C. Stuart Houston. [224]pp. Winnipeg: Premium Ventures Ltd. in cooperation with Manitoba Naturalists Society, 1980. (Reprints of Seton papers)
Nature writing: Biographical Tauber, Alfred I. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing. 317pp. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001.
Nature writing: Biographical Thoreau, Henry David. Faith in a Seed: The Dispersion of Seeds and Other Late Natural History Writings. Edited by Bradley P. Dean. 283pp. Washington, D.C.: Island Press/Shearwater Books, 1993.
Nature writing: Biographical Turner, Frederick. Rediscovering America: John Muir in His Time and Ours. 417pp. New York: Viking, 1985.
Nature writing: Biographical Vale, Thomas R. and Geraldine R. Vale. Walking with Muir across Yosemite. 166pp. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.
Nature writing: Biographical Wilkins, Thurman. John Muir: Apostle of Nature. (Oklahoma Western Biographies, v. 8). 302pp. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995.
Nature writing:Biographical Williams, Dennis C. God’s Wilds: John Muir’s Vision of Nature. 246pp. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2002.
Nature writing:Sources Thoreau, Henry David. ‘Wild Apples’ and Other Natural History Essays. Edited by William Rossi. 236pp. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2002.
Nature writing: Sources (archival) Limbaugh, Ronald H. and Kirsten E. Lewis, editors. The John Muir Papers, 1858-1957. 51 reels of 35mm microfilm and 53 microfiche with printed guide. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1986.
Neurology and Neurobiology
Neurology and neurobiology: Biographical Blustein, Bonnie Ellen. "A New York Medical Man: William Alexander Hammond, M.D. (1828-1900), Neurologist." DAI 40/03 (1979): 1656-A. (Doct. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1979)
Neurology and neurobiology: Biographical Blustein, Bonnie Ellen. Preserve Your Love for Science: Life of William A. Hammond, American Neurologist. 289pp. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Neurology and neurobiology: Biographical Macmillan, Malcolm. An Odd Kind of Fame: Stories of Phineas Gage. A Bradford book. 562pp. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 2000.
Neurology and neurobiology: Biographical Windle, William Frederick. The Pioneering Role of Clarence Luther Herrick in American Neuroscience. 140pp. Hicksville, N. Y.: Exposition Press, 1979.
Nursing Armeny, Susan. "Resolute Enthusiasts: The Effort to Professionalize American Nursing, 1880-1915." DAI 45/02 (1984): 607-A. (Doct. diss., University of Missouri - Columbia, 1983)
Nursing Buhler-Wilkerson, Karen. No Place Like Home: A History of Nursing and Home Care in the United States. 293pp. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. 
Nursing Hilde, Libra Rose. "Worth a Dozen Men: Women, Nursing, and Medical Care during the American Civil War.” DAI 64/05 (2003): 1817-A. (Doct. diss., Harvard University, 2003)
Nursing Reverby, Susan M. Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing, 1850-1945. 286pp. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Nursing:Biographical Abbott, Ruth Duncan. "A Comparison of the Health Beliefs of Florence Nightingale and Ellen G. White and the Incorporation of Them into Their Respective Schools of Nursing.” DAI 62/02 (2001): 438-A. (Doct. diss., Andrews University, 2001)
Nursing: Biographical Ciesielka, Debbie J. "The Leadership Story of Linda Richards: America’s First Trained Nurse.” DAI 66/10 (2006): -A. (Doct. diss. [D.Ed.], Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2005)
Nursing: Biographical Gilbert, Linda Arlene Somerhalder. "Passion and Persistence: A Biography of Mary Adelaide Nutting (1858-1948)." DAI 58/11 (1998): 4212-A. (Doct. diss., University of South Carolina, 1997)
Nutrition Hamin, Mark Thomas. "Tables Turned, Palates Cooled: Elements of Energy, Economy, and Equilibrium in American Nutrition Science, 1880-1930.” DAI 62/11 (2002): 3915-A. (Doct. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1999)
Nutrition McIntosh, Elaine N. American Food Habits in Historical Perspective. 251pp. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1995.
Nutrition:Artifacts, instruments, substances Woloson, Wendy A. "Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in 19th-Century America." 473pp. DAI 60/04 (1999): 1197-A. (Doct. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1999)
Nutrition: Artifacts, instruments, substances Woloson, Wendy A. Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America. (Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science; ser. 120, no. 1). 277pp. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
Nutrition: Hawaii Laudan, Rachel. The Food of Paradise: Exploring Hawaiis Culinary Heritage. A Kolowalu Book. 296pp. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
Nutrition: Institutional Goldblith, Samuel A. Of Microbes and Molecules: Food Technology, Nutrition and Applied Biology at M.I.T., 1873-1988. 329pp. Trumbull, Conn.: Food and Nutrition, 1995.
Oceanography Rozwadowski, Helen M. "Fathoming the Ocean: Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea, 1840-1880." DAI 57/04 (1996): 1815-A. (Doct. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1996)
Oceanography Rozwadowski, Helen M. Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea. 276pp. Cambridge / London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005. (Britain and the United States)
Oceanography Sears, Mary and Daniel Merriman, editors. Oceanography: The Past. 812pp. Secaucus, N. J.: Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1980. (Includes several papers on U.S. science, especially on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.)
Oceanography:Biographical Hearn, Chester G. Tracks in the Sea: Mathew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Ocean. 278pp. Camden, ME: International Marine / McGraw-Hill, 2002. 
Oceanography: Institutional Pinsel, Marc J. 150 Years of Service on the Seas: A Pictorial History of the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office from 1830-1980. Volume 1: 1830-1946. 233pp. Washington, D.C.: Oceanographic Office, Department of the Navy; U.S. Government Printing Office, 1982.


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