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From the Fallen Tree: Frontier Narratives, Environmental Politics, and the Roots of a National Pastoral, 1749-1826

By: Thomas Hallock

288 pages, 28 Illus & 1 map

University of North Carolina Press

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #142386 | ISBN: 0807854913
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Hardback | Nov 2003 | #142377 | ISBN: 0807828203
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Anglo-American writers in the revolutionary era used pastoral images to places themselves as native to the continent, argues Thomas Hallock in this text. Beginning in the mid-18th century, he shows how authors explored the idea of wilderness and political identities in fully populated frontiers.


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