American Wilderness: A New History

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Michael L. Lewis
Oxford University Press, 2007 - History - 290 pages
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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Contents

American Wilderness and First Contact
15
Religion Irradiates the Wilderness
35
Farm against Forest
55
Copyright

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Michael Lewis is Associate Professor of History, Salisbury University

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