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American Wilderness : A New History

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This collected volume of original essays proposes to address the state of scholarship on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of Americans responses to wilderness from first contact to the present. While not bringing a synthetic narrative to wilderness, the volume will gather competing interpretations of wilderness in historical context.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.9mm | 408.24g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0195174143
  • 9780195174144

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Valuable for both is synthesis and innovation. American Wilderness: A New History successfully draws together essays that explore the paradoxes and controversies that continue to plague this mercurial concept. * Robin O'Sullivan, H-Net Book Review *show more

About Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis is Associate Professor of History, Salisbury University.show more

Review Text

Valuable for both is synthesis and innovation. American Wilderness: A New History successfully draws together essays that explore the paradoxes and controversies that continue to plague this mercurial concept. Robin O'Sullivan, H-Net Book Reviewshow more

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