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Main Title Nature's altars : mountains, gender, and American environmentalism /
Author Schrepfer, Susan R.
Publisher University Press of Kansas,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 57003755
ISBN 0700613692 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780700613694 (cloth : alk. paper)
Subjects Nature conservation--United States--History. ; Environmentalism--United States--History. ; Mountains--United States--Psychological aspects. ; Mountaineering--history--United States. ; Mountaineering--psychology--United States. ; Gender Identity--United States. ; Conservation of Natural Resources--United States.
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http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e4p4-aa
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EKAM  QH76.S365 2005 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/03/2009
Collation xii, 316 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-297) and index.
Contents Notes
Prologue -- Introduction -- (En)gendering the wilderness, 1860s-1914 -- Place naming in the High Sierra -- Masculine sublimes -- Feminine sublimes -- Outdoor experiences and the politics of conservation, 1914-1944 -- Mountains as home and garden -- Mountains as the measure of men -- In fire, blossoms, and blood -- In wildness is the preservation of the nation, and the world, 1945-1964 -- Mountain conquest family style -- Mountains made wilderness.