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Main Title Worship and wilderness : culture, religion, and law in the management of public lands and resources /
Author Burton, Lloyd.
Publisher University of Wisconsin Press,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 49326811
ISBN 0299180808 (cloth) 0299180840 (pbk.)
Subjects Nature--Religious aspects ; Public lands--Management
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  BL435.B87 2002 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 11/04/2005
Collation x, 341 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Culture and spirituality -- Full circle : return to the source -- Contemplation and connection : indigenous spirituality and the environment -- Nautre as haven, nature as Hades : the role of wilderness in immigrant religions -- Law -- Culture and justice : nature and the rule of law in the "New World" -- Of walls and windows : church-state separation and religious accommodation -- Management of public lands and resources -- Rising to Heaven or risen from Hell? Culture, conflict, and consensus at Devil's Tower National Monument -- Other spaces, other cases : worship and multiple-use management of public lands. Birthing the woolly cow : the contested legal reconstruction of the American bison -- Conservation and cultural renewal : hunting, gathering, and cleansing the waters -- Pacific Rim variations : between East and West -- Charting a common course -- Coming home : Euro-Americans and contemplative rediscovery of the "New World" -- The National commons as sacred space : making peace in the field and defending it in court.