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Author Hersey, Mark D.

Title My work is that of conservation : an environmental biography of George Washington Carver / Mark D. Hersey.

Publication Info. Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Biography - DKLY-12  B CAR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B CAR    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 290 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Environmental history and the American South
Environmental history and the American South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Macon County, Alabama, 1896 -- Were it not for his dusky skin -- The earnest student of nature -- The ruthless hand of Mr. Carenot -- In a strange land and among a strange people -- Teaching the beauties of nature -- Hints and suggestions to farmers -- The peanut man -- Divine inspiration -- Where the soil is wasted -- Epilogue: My work is that of conservation.
Subject Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 -- Political and social views.
Agriculturists -- United States -- Biography.
African American agriculturists -- Biography.
African American scientists -- Biography.
Conservationists -- Southern States -- Biography.
Agricultural conservation -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
African American farmers -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
Environmental protection -- Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- History.
Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- Environmental conditions.
ISBN 9780820330884 alkaline paper
0820330884 alkaline paper
9780820338705 paperback alkaline paper
0820338702 paperback alkaline paper

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