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Ernest Thompson Seton, Founder of the Woodcraft Movement 1860-1946 Apostle of Indian Wisdom and Pioneer Ecologist by Brian Morris

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Drawing & drawings,
  • Individual artists,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • Artists,
  • Biography,
  • Canada,
  • Naturalists,
  • United States,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8077634M
ISBN 100773454748
ISBN 109780773454743

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  The book of woodcraft by Seton, Ernest Thompson, Publication date Topics Camping, Outdoor life, Natural history, Indians of North America Publisher Garden City, N.Y.: Garden City Pub. Co. Collection bplill , published under title: The book of woodcraft and Indian lore Includes bibliographies Addeddate Pages:   The book of woodcraft and Indian lore by Seton, Ernest Thompson, Publication date Topics Outdoor life, Indians of North America -- Social life and customs, Fungi, Trees -- United States This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Pages: Ernest Thompson Seton (Aug - Octo ) was an Anglo-Canadian (and naturalized U.S. citizen) who became a noted author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and founding pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Seton also heavily influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and The. Ernest Thompson Seton was born on 14 th August , in South Shields, County Durham, England. He grew up to be a pioneering author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and one of the originators of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

  Ernest Thompson Seton () was its founder. In forming the Woodcraft Indians in , Seton places himself among the two or three people who introduced environmentalism to America in the early twentieth century. Ernest Thompson Seton was a British-born gifted illustrator and writer, who had already produced several scientific books about wildlife. Ernest Evan Thompson (AKA Ernest Thompson Seton, ), born in South Shields, England, immigrated with his parents to a small farming community in Ontario, Canada before his sixth birthday. The ninth of eleven siblings, his middle name came from an ancestor, Evan Cameron, a 17 th century Scottish wolf hunter and important clan leader. Scout Books. Site Contents. by Ernest Thompson Seton History of the Woodcraft Movement. The Woodcraft idea has possessed me all my life. In , when I was a boy of 14, I founded in Toronto a "Robin Hood Club" whose object was to practice outdoor life, combining the Woodcraft of Robin Hood and of Leather-stocking. Ernest Thompson Seton. Garden City Publishing Company, NATURAL HISTORY. MUSHROOMS FUNGI OR TOADSTOOLS. Wholesome Toadstools. FORESTRY. PINACEÆCONIFERS OR PINE FAMILYContinued. The Book of Woodcraft Ernest Thompson Seton Full view - The Book of Woodcraft.

  Originating in Morris' (anthropology, Goldsmiths College, U. of London, UK) personal interest in the man, this biography presents the life of American artist-naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton () and a critical assessment of his work as an ecologist, writer of animal biographies, and founder of the Woodcraft Movement. Morris focuses on Seton as a writer, naturalist, and youth . Ernest Thompson Seton (Aug – Octo ) was a Scots-Canadian (and naturalized U.S. citizen) who became a noted author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians, and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Seton also heavily influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. Ernest Thompson Seton ( - ) was an English author and wildlife artist who founded the Woodcraft Indians in He was also among the founding members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), established in This edition is undated - from external reference. xv, pp, illustrated by the author. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Ernest Thompson Seton, an avid outdoorsman, provides vivid descriptions of Quonab's lessons, like making a bed with logs, constructing a tom-tom, distinguishing the calls of animals, and making a bow and arrow, and includes over hand-drawn illustrations to make these lessons come to life. With classic b/w illustrations.