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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American Wilderness and First Contact
Religion Irradiates the Wilderness
Farm against Forest

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Michael Lewis is Associate Professor of History, Salisbury University

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