John Muir in Historical Perspective

by Sally M. Miller (Volume editor)
Textbook 265 Pages


John Muir in Historical Perspective revises and expands popular understanding of Muir's significance. It unearths new material on Muir's famous first summer in Yosemite and his influence on other environmentalists in California and beyond. It offers new insights into his relationship with his family and friends, as well as analyzes Muir's importance in terms of literary and religious themes. This is a valuable addition to the growing literature on John Muir.


ISBN (Softcover)
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Wien, 1999. 265 pp., ill.

Biographical notes

Sally M. Miller (Volume editor)

The Editor: Sally M. Miller is Professor of History and editor of publications at the John Muir Center for Regional Studies at the University of the Pacific. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and has held a visiting professorship at the University of Warwick, England, and Fulbrights in New Zealand and Finland. She has written and edited many books and articles on social and cultural history, including John Muir, Life and Work. She is a former editor of The Pacific Historian.


Title: John Muir in Historical Perspective