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John Xantus

The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859

by Ann Zwinger

  • 138 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Arizona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naturalists,
  • Xâantus, Janos,,
  • Historical - General,
  • Natural History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Xantus, Janos,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Xantus, Janos,
  • 1825-1894,
  • Correspondence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8069233M
    ISBN 100816509417
    ISBN 109780816509416

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Books John Xantus: The Fort Tejon Letters Ann Zwinger. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. pp. $ John Xantus was an insufferably arrogant, hypersensitive, difficult, jealous, generous Hungarian. Xantus had enlisted in the United States Army in , giving his name as.

    The correspondence of John Xantus, naturalist and explorer, was compiled and published in two books, Letters from North America () and Travels in Southern California (). Both works dealt with life in the unsettled west and southwest. Book Description. Emphasizing the role of travel and migration in the performance and transformation of identity, this volume addresses representations of travel, mobility, and migration in 19 th –21 st-century travel writing, literature, and media so doing, the book analyses the role of the various cultural, ethnic, gender, and national encounters pertinent to narratives of travel.

    This reference book answers these and thousands of other questions about the origins of the vernacular and scientific names of reptiles across the globe. From Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti, the Florida cottonmouth subspecies named for Roger Conant, to Xantusia, the night lizard genera namesake of John Xantus, this dictionary covers everyone. This reference book answers these and thousands of other questions about the origins of the vernacular and scientific names of reptiles across the globe. From Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti, the Florida copperhead subspecies named for Roger Conant, to Xantusia, the night lizard genera namesake of John Xantus, this dictionary covers everyone Cited by: 9.


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John Xantus de Vesey a.k.a. de Csíktaplócza (Hungarian: Csíktaplóczai (Vese) Xántus János, 5 October – 13 December ) was a Hungarian exile and (the aristocratic title de Vesey was an affectation, of which he had several variations) was born Xántus János, in Csokonya, Somogy, Hungary.

Trained as a lawyer, he served as an officer in the nationalist uprisings. John Xántus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Captures the exploits of one of the Smithsonian's early specimen collectors in /5(2). Ann Zwinger (Author) Paperback ($) Buy John Xántus was a bit of a charlatan; of that there is little doubt.

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Travels in Southern California by Xantus, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Xantus de Vesey a.k.a. Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. John Xantus (). Hungarian naturalist. Collected and named many previously unrecognized animals and plants in the southwestern U.S.

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John Xantus was a bit of a charlatan; of that there is little doubt. He lied about his exploits, joined the U.S. Army under an assumed name, and managed to alienate most of the people he met.

Yet this Hungarian immigrant became one of the Smithsonian Institution's most successful collectors of natural history specimens in the mid-nineteenth century, and he is credited with the discovery of. Share - Travels in Southern California by John Xantus (, Hardcover) Travels in Southern California by John Xantus (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review.

John Xantus Field Books from the Division of Birds. Usage Conditions Apply. Close Usage Conditions Apply The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted.

For commercial uses, please contact [email protected] Print. Travels in Southern California by Xantus, John. Wayne State University Press. Used - Good. Former Library book.

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Buy the Paperback Book John Xántus: The Fort Tejon Letters, by Ann Zwinger atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. John Xántus was a bit of a charlatan; of that there is little doubt. Louis John Xantus de Vesey was born of a noble family in Ookonya, Hungary, Octo 18’25; and he died in Budapest on Decemin his seventieth year.

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Observing wild animals in their natural habitats is an important American pastime. Thousands of wildlife enthusiasts sail annually from San Diego and other west coast ports to view whales, dolphin, and seabirds such as the small black and white Xantus’ Murrelet, named after the Hungarian adventurer-ornithologist John Xántus.John Xantus, the Fort Tejon Letters, by Xantus, Janos () Hardcover: Janos Xantus: Books - or: Janos Xantus.János Xántus = John Xantus de Vesey a.k.a.

de Csíktaplócza, a Hungarian exile and zoologist Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Xantus.