Lawson, Russell M.

Frontier Naturalist : Jean Louis Berlandier and the Exploration of Northern Mexico and Texas - Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012. - 1 online resource (286 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1: Savant of Matamoros; 2: Lock of the Rhône; 3: Río Pánuco; 4: The Arms of God; 5: River of the Comanches; 6: Father of Waters; 7: Waters of the High Sierra; 8: Río Bravo del Norte; 9: River of Death; Appendix One: Fauna and Flora Named for Jean Louis Berlandier; Appendix Two: Chronology of the Journeys of Jean Louis Berlandier; Notes; Sources Consulted; Index; Back Cover

In 1826, Jean Louis Berlandier, a French naturalist, was part of a team sent to explore what is now northern Mexico and the Gulf Coast of Texas. Here, historian Russell Lawson tells the story of this multinational expedition, using Berlandier's copious records as a way of conveying his view of the natural environment.

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Berlandier, Jean Louis, d. 1851 -- Travel.
Explorers -- Mexico, North -- Biography.
Explorers -- Texas, South -- Biography.
Mexico, North -- Description and travel.
Natural history -- Mexico, North.
Natural history -- Texas, South.
Naturalists -- France -- Biography.
Scientific expeditions -- Mexico, North -- History -- 19th century.
Scientific expeditions -- Texas, South -- History -- 19th century.
Texas, South -- Description and travel.


Electronic books.

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