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Main Title American wilderness : a new history /
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Lewis, Michael L.,
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 70122608
ISBN 0195174151; 9780195174151; 0195174143; 9780195174144
Subjects Human ecology--United States--History ; Geographical perception--United States ; Wilderness areas--United States--Public opinion ; Human beings--Effect of environment on--United States ; Public opinion--United States ; United States--Environmental conditions ; Wilderness areas--Public opinion ; Humanèokologie ; Nationalpark ; Natur ; Umwelt ; USA ; Humanekologi--historia--Fèorenta staterna ; Människan och naturen--Fèorenta staterna ; Naturen--attityder till--Fèorenta staterna ; Public opinion--United States--United States
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ERAM  GF503 .A64 2007 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/08/2009
Collation viii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-279) and index.
Contents Notes
American wilderness: an introduction / Michael Lewis -- American wilderness and first contact / Melanie Perreault -- Religion "irradiates" the wilderness / Mark Stoll -- Farm against forest / Steven Stoll -- Natural history, romanticism, and Thoreau / Bradley P. Dean -- The fate of wilderness in American landscape art: the dilemmas of "nature's nation" / Angela Miller -- Wilderness parks and their discontents / Benjamin Johnson -- A Sylvan prospect: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and early twentieth-century conservationism / Char Miller -- Gender and wilderness conservation / Kimberly A. Jarvis -- Putting wilderness in context: the interwar origins of the modern wilderness idea / Paul Sutter -- Loving the wild in postwar America / Mark Harvey -- Wilderness and conservation science / Michael Lewis -- Creating wild places from domesticated landscapes: the internationalization of American wilderness concept / Christopher Conte -- The politics of modern wilderness / James Morton Turner -- Nature, liberty, and equality / Donald Worster. Addresses the state of scholarship on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of American responses to wilderness, from first contact to the present.