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American Wilderness: A New History
     

American Wilderness: A New History

by Michael Lewis
 
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.

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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.

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199883967
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/08/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Lewis is Associate Professor of History, Salisbury University

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 15, 1960
Place of Birth:
New Orleans, LA
Education:
Princeton University, B.A. in Art History, 1982; London School of Economics, 1985

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