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American Wilderness

A New History

by Michael Lewis

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7391171M
ISBN 100195174143
ISBN 109780195174144

A robust blend of adventure and action, heartache and humor, with romance and passion, Wilderness Trail of Love is the first book in author Dorothy Wiley's award-winning American Wilderness Series. © Dorothy Wiley (P) Dorothy Wiley. New York, N.Y.: Gallery Books, © Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: United States -- Pictorial works. Wilderness areas -- United States -- Pictorial works. Wilderness areas. View all .

Wilderness and the American Mind. Nash's study in this book concerns the attitude of Americans' toward the idea of wilderness. He discusses the different attitudes that American's have had toward nature since colonization and the changing uses and definitions of 'wilderness' in that context. A Hideous and Desolate Wilderness. much more to search an unknown coast. Besides, what could they see but a hideous & desolate wilderness, full of wild beasts & wild men? And what multitudes there might be of them they knew not. Neither could they, as it were, go up to the top of Pisgah, to view from this wilderness a more goodly country to.

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American Wilderness by Michael Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Wilderness is a great textbook to study the history of US wilderness idea. This book provides a great supporting response to William Cronon's criticism on the modern wilderness idea of America; the insightful articles reveal that Americans have contructed their own wilderness idealism with religious, political, economic, and cultural tools/5(9).

This is the noted photographer's last book project, begun two years before his death in at the suggestion of his friend, Wilderness Society president William Turnage. The straightforward design takes pertinent quotations from Adams's writings on wilderness Cited by: 4.

WILDERNESS TRAIL OF LOVE is the first book in author Dorothy Wiley's award-winning American Wilderness Series, however, each book may be read independently. Like her other novels, set in what was then America's West, this inspiring tale captivates readers by balancing the hardships of the frontier with amusing, romantic, and vivid characters that come to life on every page.

American Wilderness brings to life this unique moment in our nation's cultural development when painters, poets, sculptors and writers all shared the common purpose of creating an American identity, and the public eagerly looked for them to provide it.

It is a /5(11). 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 /5. Wild Alaska is one of twenty-seven volumes in the Time-Life book series The American Wilderness.

This series of books explores the wild places of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. This volume features the immense northern wilderness of the Great Land. Author Dale Brown made three trips to Alaska in preparation of this book.5/5(1).

Flight of the Hawk: The Plains (A Novel of the American West) In The Plains the story of John Tylor continues. Tylor thought he was finally free of pursuit as he headed out into the Great Plains.

Turns out he's the most wanted man beyond the frontier--and half the world is on his trail. American Wilderness: A New History Michael Lewis 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.

The Ancient Adirondacks (Time-Life American Wilderness Series), Atlantic Beaches (Time-Life American Wilderness Series), The Badlands (Time-Life America.

Wilderness is novel series describing the generational saga of a mountain man and his Shoshone wife written by American bestselling author David Robbins. The series ran for over twenty years making it one of the longest contemporary book series ever written by a single author.

John Muir ( ) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions/5.

In Into the Wild, Krakauer explores the "grip wilderness has on the American imagination" by recounting the stories of Everett Ruess, Gene Rosellini, John Waterman, and Carl McGunn, young men like McCandless who perished in the wild searching for transcendent experiences.

But Krakauer also interrogates the romantic mythology surrounding the. Love's Glory: An American Historical Romance (Wilderness Hearts Mesmerizing, LOVE'S GLORY delivers the same richly descriptive settings, breathtaking action, and emotional sincerity that Wiley's readers have come to expect from her other novels in the American Wilderness Series, Wilderness Hearts Series, and Wilderness Dawning Series.

The Time-Life American Wilderness book series by multiple authors includes books The Ozarks, The Southern Appalachians: The American Wilderness, Time-Life Books (), The Great Divide (American Wilderness Series), and several more. American Wilderness: A New History successfully draws together essays that explore the paradoxes and controversies that continue to plague this mercurial concept."—Robin O'Sullivan, H-Net Book Review.

From the PublisherBrand: Oxford University Press. American Wilderness: A New History. Michael Lewis. Oxford University Press, Mar 8, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. This collected volume of original essays proposes to address the state of. The Grand Canyon - The American Wilderness (Time Life Books) by Robert Wallace and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Wilderness books once focused on how an encounter with wild nature altered the human soul and human consciousness; now, they tend to ruminate.

Flowering Wilderness 1ST American Edition by John Galsworthy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the American Wilderness: Alaska and the National Parks, by Wesley Windsor at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Wesley Windsor. Hatchet is a Newbery Honor-winning young-adult wilderness survival novel written by American writer Gary Paulsen.

It is the first novel of five in the Hatchet series. 3 Awards and nominations. 7 External links. Brian Robeson is a thirteen-year-old son of divorced parents. As he travels from Hampton, New York on a Cessna bush plane to Publisher: MacMillan.This book mostly addresses Alaska, but Siberia and portions of the Yukon Territory and British Columbia in Canada are also included.

The cold wilderness takes up a sizable portion of the earth's surface, where "all but the southern coastal area has a mean annual temperature below freezing." — quote from "The Alaskan Experience" (page 33).Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series).

Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid.