Early American Naturalists

Exploring the American West, 1804-1900

Book Description

Beginning with the trailblazing expedition of Lewis and Clark, Early American Naturalists tells the stories of men and women of the 1800s who crossed the Mississippi River and encountered the new life of the western New World. Explorers profiled include John James Audubon, Martha Maxwell, and John Muir.

About Moring, John

John Moring (1946-2002) was professor of zoology at the University of Maine and author of Men with Sand: Great Explorers of the American West.