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The immense journey.

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH368 .E38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6221612M
    LC Control Number57006657

    The Immense Journey (, Random House) The Immense Journey () The first and most widely read collection of essays with over a million copies in print. Many of these have a Nebraska background. The Firmament of Time (, Atheneum; Reissued by Nebraska Press, ). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos Vol. 2 (LOA #): The Invisible Pyramid, The Night Country, essays from The Star Thrower at


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He gives an overview of natural history while musing on man's place in nature. Towards the end his story telling becomes increasingly /5(). The Immense Journey book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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He gives an overview of natural history while musing on man's place in nature. Towards the end his story telling becomes increasingly /5(13). The Immense Journey: An Imaginative Naturalist Explores the Mysteries of Man and Nature by Loren Eiseley. Paperback (Mass Market Paperback) $ Paperback.

$ In this book of essays on his explorations and observations in nature, Joseph Colwell shares Brand: The immense journey. book Doubleday Publishing Group. A collection of essays by the head of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania has its central core in the recency of man, his development, genetic endowments and the enormous, interlined complexity of life.

Eiseley's observations, his brooding, his researchings and his confessions are a journey which seeks ""to explore, to understand and to enjoy the miracles of this. -- Loren Eiseley, "Little Men and Flying Saucers," The Immense Journey There is more bleak majesty and wisdom in these three paragraphs than in any hundred science fiction novels.

It also neatly summarizes Stephen Jay Gould's arguments from _Wonderful Life_. I rarely give out "10s". This book is seriously wonderful. --Stefan Jones5/5(5). This book was fantastic; for the sheer fact that it is about evolution:) but also for the way that Eiseley tells us about evolution.

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An “imaginative naturalist,” according to the cover of his book, The Immense Journey. An anthropologist, a scholar, a poet, a genius. Eiseley wears all of these hats. He is the teacher who backs away from the podium after an engaging lecture to make a quick dash for his office.

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Anthropologist and naturalist Loren Eiseley blends scientific knowledge and imaginative vision in this story of man. Loren Eiseley (September 3, – July 9,) was an American anthropologist, educator.

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That's not really his fault, but it's a second strike against what I already took to be the weakest part of the book. Make no mistake, though: you should read The Immense Journey. I myself intend to read it again. And when I do, I'll savor all of it, weak parts included/5(5). The Immense Journey is informed by the knowledge and insights that Eiseley developed in the research for Darwin’s Century.

Evolution is the central theme in both books, but in The Immense. The immense journey I read this book about 45 years ago and then got my son to read it as a teenager. He was as moved by it as I was and even sought out Eiseley's grave.

Time for me to re-read it. More Books by Loren Eiseley See All. The Unexpected Universe. The Night Country. The Firmament of Time/5(8). The Immense Journey | The Firmament of Time | The Unexpected Universe | uncollected prose More Edited by William Cronon “As captivating as today’s best-known science writers might be, no one has ever managed to make the pursuit of knowledge feel more soulful or more immediate than Loren Eiseley did in the essays and books he published in.

Birds” in his book, The Immense Journey. It took me a long time to open up to the religious naturalism of Loren Eiseley. I had to catch wind of him again and again.

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Anthropologist and naturalist, Dr. Eiseley reveals life’s endless mysteries in his own experiences, departing from their immediacy into meditations on the long past.

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Many of these have a Nebraska background. The Firmament of Time (, Atheneum; Reissued by Nebraska Press, ). A companion volume gathers The Immense Journey (), The Firmament of Time (), The Unexpected Universe (), and a selection of Eiseley’s uncollected prose. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print.

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This is evident individually in his other books but never so seamlessly integrated as in his first, The Immense Journey.

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People who are curious and inspired by our natural world can often look to another person, event, film, or book that first sparked that interest. This book is an attempt to trace the majestic immense journey from the coming into being of the universe to the emergence and evolution of life. It is intended to complement the many excellent books that cover different aspects of this journey.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Immense Journey: An Imaginative Naturalist Explores the Mysteries of Man and Nature/5(6). Eiseley's reputation was established primarily through his books, including The Immense Journey (), Darwin's Century (), The Unexpected Universe (), The Night Country (), and his memoir, All the Strange Hours ().

Science author Orville Prescott praised him as a scientist who "can write with poetic sensibility and with a fine. The Slit, from Loren Eiseley's book, The Immense Journey Loren Eiseley, "The Bone Hunter" - Some lands are flat and grass-covered, and smile so evenly up at the sun that they seem.

The Immense Journey reminded me of Walden Pond by Henry David Thoreau: the same depth, the same insights, the same themes (to an extent) as well.

What I found most interesting is the small section about the Boskop Man's skull whose existence and interpretation is still controversial. The skull is claimed to be 30 percent larger than that of /5(80).

Edited by environmental historian William Cronon, the two volumes extend from Eiseley’s first collection, the unlikely million–copy best seller The Immense Journey (), to The Star Thrower, published posthumously in The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Cronon is the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at the.

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