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American Wilderness: A New History

By: Michael Lewis

304 pages, 7 halftones

Oxford University Press USA

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #164727 | ISBN-13: 9780195174144
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Hardback | Mar 2007 | #164726 | ISBN-13: 9780195174151
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About this book

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.


"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



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