First Advisor

Mott, Wesley T.

Second Advisor

Ljungquist, Kent P.

Sponsors

Gordon Library

Identifier

WTM-1862-46

Date

2000

Abstract

It is time to put to rest the popular misconception of Thoreau as a primitive naturalist who shunned science and society. His naturalistic tendencies sprang from science and technology, and he used the energy and work he put into his studies of nature, thriving on his work as a surveyor and pencil maker in order to produce natural history writings throughout his career. An exhibit on display at Gordon Library at WPI campus complements this report.

Keywords

Exhibits; Gordon Library; Interactive Qualifying Project

Language

English

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Rights


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Course

Great Problems Seminar

Format

application/pdf

Type

Text

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