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Nature's State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier / Edition 1
     

Nature's State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier / Edition 1

by Susan Kollin
 

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ISBN-10: 080784974X

ISBN-13: 9780807849743

Pub. Date: 11/05/2001

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Nature's State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier

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Nature's State: Imagining Alaska as the Last Frontier

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ISBN-13:
9780807849743
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/05/2001
Series:
Cultural Studies of the United States Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
Introduction: Inventing the Last Frontier1
Chapter 1The Wild, Wild North: Nature Writing, National Ecologies, and Alaska23
Chapter 2Border Fictions: Frontier Adventure and the Literature of U.S. Expansion in Canada59
Chapter 3Domestic Ecologies and the Making of Wilderness: White Women, Nature Writing, and Alaska91
Chapter 4Beyond the Whiteness of Wilderness: Alaska Native Writers and Environmental Sovereignty127
Conclusion: Toward an Environmental Cultural Studies161
Notes179
Bibliography199
Index215

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