Wilderness And The American Mind

Author: Roderick Frazier Nash
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300153503
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The Los Angeles Times listed it among the one hundred most influential books published in the last quarter century, Outside Magazine included it in a survey of “books that changed our world,” and it has been called the “Book of ...

Wilderness And The American Mind

Author: Roderick Nash
ISBN: 9780300029109
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A fourth edition of Nash's classic study is now available with a new Preface and Epilogue in which the author explores the future of wilderness and reflects on its ethical and biocentric relevance.

Wilderness Lost

Author: David Ross Williams
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9780941664219
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This book establishes that there is a consistent tradition of wilderness imagery in American literature, A psychological reading of theology is applied to the writings of such authors as Thomas Hooker, Jonathan Edwards, Thoreau, Hawthorne, ...

Who Controls Public Lands

Author: Christopher McGrory Klyza
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807862533
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A16). 32. Leopold as quoted in Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, p. 186;
ibid., pp. 182–99, 208–9. See also Leopold, Sand County Almanac; Meine, Aldo
Leopold, OelSchlaeger, Idea of Wilderness, pp. 20.5–42. 33. As quoted in Fox, “
We Want No Straddlers,” p. 7; as quoted in Nash, Wilderness and the American
Mind, p. 207; ibid., pp. 200–209. On Marshall and wilderness, see Marshall, “
Problem of Wilderness”; Mitchell, “In Wildness Was the Preservation of a Smile”,
Glover, ...

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A Storied Wilderness

Author: James W. Feldman
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295802979
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... Wilderness: Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks (Seattle:
University of Washington Press, 2006); John F. Sears, Sacred Places: American
Tourist Attractions in the Nineteenth Century (New York: Oxford University Press,
1989); Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind; Patricia Jasen, Wild Things:
Nature, Culture, and Tourism in Ontario, 1790–1914 (Toronto: University of
Toronto Press, 1995); and especially Sutter, Driven Wild. 5 Wisconsin Central
Railroad, ...

The Family

Author: Jeff Sharlet
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702236945
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THE MYTH PERSISTS," WROTE the historian Timothy L. Smith several decades
ago, "that revivalism is but a half-breed child of the Protestant faith, born on the
crude frontier, where Christianity was taken captive by the wilderness."1 Like all
myths, it is almost true. But the captive taken was wilderness itself, and the captor
was the American religion. Jonathan Edwards — and, later, Charles Gran- dison
Finney — did not so much tame the wilderness of the American mind as tap its ...

Lost In The Backwoods Scots And The North American Wilderness

Author: Jenni Calder
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748647406
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R. L. Stevenson, Kidnapped Any place in which a person feels stripped of
guidance, lost, and perplexed may be called a wilderness. Roderick Nash,
Wilderness and the American Mind The burgh of Stirling was once a frontier town
. It stands at what was for centuries the lowest crossing point of the River Forth,
which has its source on the slopes of Ben Lomond and winds its way east to
open out into a broad firth spilling into the North Sea. For centuries, boats from
continental Europe ...

Methodism In The American Forest

Author: Russell E. Richey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266562
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Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America (New York & Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 1998) and American Saint: Francis Asbury and the
Methodists (Oxford & New York, 2009). See George H. Williams, Wilderness and
Paradise in Christian Thought (New York: Harper, 1962); Roderick Nash,
Wilderness and the American Mind, 3d. ed. (New Haven: Yale University Press,
1982) See Catherine L. Albanese, Nature Religion in America (Chicago and
London: University ...

A Symbol Of Wilderness

Author: Mark W. T. Harvey
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295803533
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system, and a challenge to the very notion of wilderness preservation. Roderick
Nash, who first described the Dinosaur battle in his now-classic work, Wilderness
and the American Mind, pointed to the Echo Park controversy as a milestone in
the American wilderness movement.” While a spectrum of conservationists took
part in defending the monument from the dam, the battle proved especially
significant to tiny organizations like the Sierra Club and the Wilderness Society,
with the ...