Uncommon Ground Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

This indispensable volume makes a bold start on that project attacking it with imagination, insight, originality, and wit.

Uncommon Ground  Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

Uncommon Ground Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

Essays by revisionist historians, scientists, and cultural critics explore the connection between nature and American culture, analyzing how it is packaged and presented at places such as Sea World and the Nature Company stores

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Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature
Language: en
Pages: 561
Authors: William Cronon
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-10-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Essays by revisionist historians, scientists, and cultural critics explore the connection between nature and American culture, analyzing how it is packaged and presented at places such as Sea World and the Nature Company stores
Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: William Cronon
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-10-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A controversial, timely reassessment of the environmentalist agenda by outstanding historians, scientists, and critics. In a lead essay that powerfully states the broad argument of the book, William Cronon writes that the environmentalist goal of wilderness preservation is conceptually and politically wrongheaded. Among the ironies and entanglements resulting from this
Rethinking the Frankfurt School
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Jeffrey T. Nealon, Caren Irr
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-29 - Publisher: SUNY Press

By exploring the work of the Frankfurt school today, this book helps to define the very field of cultural studies.
The Landscape of Reform
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Ben A. Minteer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: MIT Press

In The Landscape of Reform Ben Minteer offers a fresh and provocative reading of the intellectual foundations of American environmentalism, focusing on the work and legacy of four important conservation and planning thinkers in the first half of the twentieth century: Liberty Hyde Bailey, a forgotten figure in the Progressive
Landscape and Infrastructure
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Margaret Birney Vickery
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Landscape and Infrastructure examines the relationships between landscape painting and landscape design from the seventeenth century to the present, and contemporary infrastructure projects around the globe. These seemingly disparate subjects are united by a shared concern for the pastoral middle ground; a traditionally productive landscape. By focusing an art-historical lens