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Picturing Tropical Nature
     

Picturing Tropical Nature

by Nancy Leys Stepan
 

ISBN-10: 0801438810

ISBN-13: 9780801438813

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Whether as sublime landscape, malignant wilderness, or a site for environmental conflicts and eco-tourism, tropical nature is to a great extent an American and European imaginative construct, conveyed in literature, travel writing, drawings...

Overview

Whether as sublime landscape, malignant wilderness, or a site for environmental conflicts and eco-tourism, tropical nature is to a great extent an American and European imaginative construct, conveyed in literature, travel writing, drawings...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801438813
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements
 
Introduction
 
1.  Going to the Tropics
 
2.  An Evolutionist's Tropics
 
3.  Racial Degenerations
 
4.  Racial Transformations
 
5.  The New Tropical Pathology
 
6.  Appearances and Disappearances
 
7.  Tropical Modernism
 
Epilogue
 
References
 
Photographic Acknowledgements
 
Index

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