So Glorious a Landscape Nature and the Environment in American History and Culture

ISBN-10: 0842026967

ISBN-13: 9780842026963

Edition: 2002

Authors: Chris J. Magoc

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So Glorious a Landscape: Nature and the Environment in American History and Culture surveys the vast and interdisciplinary subject of American natural and environmental studies. It examines the literary landscape that has inspired a local, regional,
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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 301
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Indian Ecology, American Conquest
Acoma Pueblo Creation Myth
Tewa Sky Looms
A Hideous and Desolate Wilderness (1647)
Potential of the New English Canaan (1632)
Fate of the Abenaki in the Colonial Ecological Revolution
The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
The Untransacted Destiny of the American People (1846)
Americans Spread All Over California (1846)
Social and Environmental Degradation in the California Gold Country (1890)
The Soreness of the Land (1925)
Nature's Nation: The American Landscape and the Nature Writing Tradition
Where I Lived and What I Lived For (1854)
My First Summer in the Sierra (1868)
Spring at the Capital (1871)
The Land of Little Rain (1903)
The Present at Tinker Creek (1974)
Science, Nature, and the Emergence of an Ecological Ethic
The Animal Creation and the Importance of Ephemera (1791)
The Destructiveness of Man (1864)
Human Ecology and the Habits of Sanitation in the Modern Urban Environment (1907)
Land-Use Ethics and Economic Self-Interest (1949)
Power and Place: The Meeting of Social and Environmental History
Alice Hamilton Explores the Dangerous Trades
Preserving the Hallowed Ground of Dinosaur National Monument (1954)
The Rape of the Appalachians (1962)
What Happened at Love Canal (1982)
The Origins of the Environmental Justice Movement (1997)
The Environmental Era: Responses to Nature in Distress
Passenger Pigeons (1949)
The Historic Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis (1967)
Polemic: Industrial Tourism and the National Parks (1968)
The Fate of All Living Things (1977)
The National Environmental Policy Act (1969)
Population and Global Economic Patterns (1990)
Wise Use: What Do We Believe? (1996)
Women and Ecology (1988)
Suggestions for Further Reading
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