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1,682 words, approx. 6 pages
George Perkins Marsh (1801-1882) is best remembered for his work Man and Nature (1864), which was later revised as The Earth as Modified by Human Action (1874). Published one hundred years before the ... Read more
133 words, approx. 1 pages
George Perkins Marsh (15 March 1801-23 July 1882), philologist and miscellaneous writer, was born in Woodstock, Vermont. His cousin was James Marsh, the philosopher-president of the University of Verm... Read more
1,786 words, approx. 6 pages
The writings of George Perkins Marsh encompass one of the broadest ranges of those of any scholar and public figure in nineteenth-century America. A lawyer, legislator, philologist, linguist, diplomat... Read more
4,400 words, approx. 15 pages
George Perkins Marsh is known today primarily as the author of Man and Nature; or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action (1864), one of the most original and farsighted books of the nineteent... Read more