Contested landscapes and complementary ideals

Contested landscapes and complementary ideals books & arts This Radical Land: continent was a vacant ‘waste’ and there for acquisitiveness of farmers and tradesmen, A Natural History of the taking. In truth, Americans had created but he drew no hard-and-fast distinction American Dissent ‘wilderness’ by clearing the land of native between nature as a place for play and nature peoples and erasing their existence. as a place for work. In Nash’s book, environmentalists and Miller next examines a little-known By Daegan Miller their conservationist forebears were, at least refuge for free blacks in western New York implicitly, heroic figures that had overcome in the 1840s, where the ideals of pioneering the vicious idea that nature was merely a and Manifest Destiny ceased to be tied to collection of resources to be extracted and whiteness. In what is now the Adirondack UNIVERSITY OF used. In Cronon’s formulation, however, State Park, men like James McCune Smith — CHICAGO PRESS: these groups remained captive to colonialist the first African American to earn a medical 2018. 312 PP. $30. thinking. Indeed, according to Richard degree — built a town called ‘Timbuctoo’ White, one of the contributors to Uncommon and carved out farms in the ‘wilderness’. One might argue http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nature Plants Springer Journals

Contested landscapes and complementary ideals

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Nature Publishing Group UK
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Copyright © 2018 by The Author(s)
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Life Sciences; Life Sciences, general; Plant Sciences
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2055-0278
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10.1038/s41477-018-0174-1
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books & arts This Radical Land: continent was a vacant ‘waste’ and there for acquisitiveness of farmers and tradesmen, A Natural History of the taking. In truth, Americans had created but he drew no hard-and-fast distinction American Dissent ‘wilderness’ by clearing the land of native between nature as a place for play and nature peoples and erasing their existence. as a place for work. In Nash’s book, environmentalists and Miller next examines a little-known By Daegan Miller their conservationist forebears were, at least refuge for free blacks in western New York implicitly, heroic figures that had overcome in the 1840s, where the ideals of pioneering the vicious idea that nature was merely a and Manifest Destiny ceased to be tied to collection of resources to be extracted and whiteness. In what is now the Adirondack UNIVERSITY OF used. In Cronon’s formulation, however, State Park, men like James McCune Smith — CHICAGO PRESS: these groups remained captive to colonialist the first African American to earn a medical 2018. 312 PP. $30. thinking. Indeed, according to Richard degree — built a town called ‘Timbuctoo’ White, one of the contributors to Uncommon and carved out farms in the ‘wilderness’. One might argue

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