Kindred Nature Victorian And Edwardian Women Embrace The Living World

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Author by : Barbara T. Gates
Languange Used : English
Release Date : 1999-02-15
Publisher by : University Of Chicago Press

Description :

In Kindred Nature, Barbara T. Gates highlights the contributions of Victorian and Edwardian women to the study, protection, and writing of nature. Recovering their works from the misrepresentation they often faced at the time of their composition, Gates discusses not just well-known women like Beatrix Potter but also others—scientists, writers, gardeners, and illustrators—who are little known today.

Some of these women discovered previously unknown species, others wrote and illustrated natural histories or animal stories, and still others educated women, the working classes, and children about recent scientific advances. A number of women also played pivotal roles in the defense of animal rights by protesting overhunting, vivisection, and habitat destruction, even as they demanded their own rights to vote, work, and enter universities.

Kindred Nature shows the enormous impact Victorian and Edwardian women had on the natural sciences and the environmental movement, and on our own attitudes toward nature and human nature.

Nature S Kindred Spirits Aldo Leopold Joseph Wood Krutch Edward Abbey Annie Dillard And Gary Snyder

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Author by : James I. McClintock
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : University of Wisconsin Press

Description :

In Nature's Kindred Spirits James McClintock shows how their mystical experiences with the wild led to dramatic conversions in their thinking and behavior.  By embracing the ecstasy of nature, they reject modern alienation and spiritual confusion.
    From Aldo Leopold, America’s most important conservationist and author of the classic A Sand County Almanac, to Pulitzer Prize winners Annie Dillard and Gary Snyder and defenders of the desert Joseph Wood Krutch and Edward Abbey, these writers share a common vision that harkens back to Henry David Thoreau and John Muir.  To nineteenth-century Romantic ideals, they add the authority of modern ecological science.  Collectively they have elevated nature’s importance in American culture, shaping the growth of the environmental movement and influencing American environmental policies.
    Widely admired among educated readers but relatively neglected by the literary establishment, these writers unite the experiential with the metaphysical, the ordinary with the sacred, the personal with the public, and the natural with the social.  Using ecology as a touchstone, McClintock further draws connections among science, politics, religion, and philosophy to create an enlightening overview of the work of these “kindred spirits.”

Kindred Beings What Seventy Three Chimpanzees Taught Me About Life Love And Connection

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Author by : Sheri Speede
Languange Used : English
Release Date : 2014-09-02
Publisher by : HarperOne

Description :

Enter a world of tender friendships, staunch loyalties, violent jealousies—and enduring love.

As a child, Sheri Speede knew that she wanted to advocate for animals in any way she could. But it was not until many years after veterinary school, when she was transporting a chimpanzee named Pierre away from a biomedical facility as part of her job as a conservation advocate in Cameroon, that Dr. Speede discovered her true calling. She began to search for land for a forest sanctuary for captive chimpanzees that were held on chains and in small cages at local hotels.

Dr. Speede eventually founded the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center, a forested home for orphans of the illegal ape meat trade. One chim- panzee, Dorothy, was rescued by Dr. Speede and her colleagues from a bleak existence imprisoned on a chain and forged a deep friendship with her. Dr. Speede explains how chimpanzees, like humans, are capable of a broad spectrum of emotional behaviors—both hateful and loving. Dr. Speede also candidly reveals her own struggles as a stranger in a foreign culture trying to adjust to rural African village life. And she admits that unlike Dorothy, she was not always kind, gentle, and forgiving.

Dorothy died of old age at the sanctuary, and a photograph of Dorothy's funeral, in which Dr. Speede cradled Dorothy's head while her family of chimpanzees mournfully viewed her body, went viral after being published in National Geographic. The world was surprised at the depth of the chimps' grief at the loss of their friend, but Dr. Speede was not. Through the chimps, she had come to understand the meaning of love, loyalty, and true connection.

While this is a compelling story about the emotional complexity of the chimpanzees she rescued and befriended, it is also Dr. Speede's story. Major events in her personal life, including love affairs, dangerous run-ins with criminals, and the birth of her daughter, unfold as the development of her primate rescue center runs parallel to her own development. Ultimately, Kindred Beings is a story of profound resilience, of both the apes and the woman who loved them.

Sacred Earth Celebrations 2nd Edition

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Author by : Glennie Kindred
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Permanent Publications

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Sacred Earth Celebrations is the revised and updated version of Glennie Kindred’s bestselling, classic book, Sacred Celebrations. It is an uplifting and inspiring source book for everyone seeking to celebrate and honor the changing rhythms and seasons of the Earth and her cycles. Uplifting and inspiring, it explores the eight Celtic festivals, how they were celebrated and understood in the past, the underlying changing energy of the Earth, and the ways we may use this energy to create meaningful celebrations for today to deepen our connection to the Earth and our fellow human beings.

Glennie offers a vibrant, contemporary approach and encourages us, whether celebrating on our own or with family and friends, to follow our own inspired interpretations of each festival. She helps us touch the sacred, share and participate in the power of nature, express our feelings, and find ways to focus on spiritual regeneration and healing.

Sacred Earth Celebrations deepens our understanding of the five elements, the laws of manifestation, the rhythms of the Moon, Earth energies and sacred landscape, inner journeying, and meditation. It explores ways to create sacred space both inside and outside, celebrations for children, crafts, the use of song and dance, garden and land projects, building a sweat lodge and labyrinths, and many other creative activities to help us connect to the moment, to the Earth, and to each other.

The Alchemist S Journey An Old System For A New Age

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Author by : Glennie Kindred
Languange Used : English
Release Date : 2005-10-27
Publisher by : Hay House

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In this account of 12 months in her life, much-loved author Glennie Kindred explores the powerful fusion of alchemy with the eight Celtic festivals, and shows us how to tap in to the natural energy of transformation inherent in the earth’s cycles.
Full of practical ideas to encourage us to be open to the power of transformation, and written in an inspiring and accessible style, this book brings the ancient alchemical processes into a fresh, clear light. Glennie shows us how each season is an opportunity to develop, adapt, and experience ourselves in a new way. This inspires us to unlock the love that brings healing to ourselves and our relationship to the earth. She reveals how we can find this true alchemical gold and become a powerful force for positive change in the world.              

Essays On Early Ornithology And Kindred Subjects

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Author by : James R. McClymont
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Description : This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Kindred Related Spirits

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Author by : Bonnie J Gisel
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : University of Utah Press

Description : Book by Gisel, Bonnie J

Kindred Spirits Sacred Earth Wisdom

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Author by : Jesse Hardin
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : Granite Publishing

Description : Kindred Spirits is the haunting cry of a wild-voiced wilderness seer and the ecstatic song of an Earth lover, a person intoxicated with the beauty and diversity of life. Wolf Hardin has provided a most eloquent and passionate contribution. The high-spirited and soulful voices of the animals, and of the Earth herself speak and sing through him, reminding us of our ancient heritage of sacred wildness.

The Kindred Chronicles The Corvid Prophecy Complete Book One

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Author by : Ian Atkinson
Languange Used : English
Release Date : 2012-03-18
Publisher by :

Description : 'A marvellous mix of an adult book for children and a kid's book for grown-ups'
Enough adventure, excitement, animals and nasty ickies to keep everyone enthralled.


Part One – Jo-Jo Feather & The Fledgling Prince
Part Two – Jo-Jo Feather & the Prince of Crows

(Both parts are still available separately for Kindle at Amazon)


When The Creator sends an invitation, be honoured - When Nature calls you into battle against things evil and unnatural, be willing and resolute - When The Dark Demon himself hungers for both your lifeblood and your inner spirit, be afraid.

The natural world is about to end. All life on Earth is doomed. For as the corvid seers foretell, demonic forces are about to be irrevocably unleashed; ones that will bring about the final age of ice and darkness. The Long Dark Winter will be upon us. And yet, if this ancient prophecy is to be given full credence, there is still the merest glimmer of hope; a slim chance for salvation. For it is further fabulously foretold, that a human boy and a young crow are destined to come to the fore and make a stand. These two, Nature’s last and only hope.

Just a boy, a bird and a small, mixed troupe of equally brave and determined, yet somewhat oddball and eccentric creatures... Could the continued survival of all living things really be reliant upon such a motley bunch of animal Kindred Spirits?... Apparently so.

Jo-Jo Feather is just an ordinary lad with an extraordinary gift, and Barnaby just a rather scraggy, young crow. Yet the most damnable of all demons craves their destruction. For it too is very much aware of The Corvid Prophecy.

The fate of all life on Earth is soon to be decided - The Kindred Chronicles - The Corvid Prophecy - So it begins…

Part One – Jo-Jo Feather & The Demons of Blaggemire Manor -
will be available for Kindle 1st quarter 2015.

A Parallel Of Shakespeare And Scott Being The Substance Of Three Lectures On The Kindred Nature Of Their Genius

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Author by : Unknown
Languange Used : English
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Publisher by : University of California Libraries

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