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Description - Dispossessing the Wilderness by Mark David Spence

This study examines the ideal of wilderness preservation in the United States from the antebellum era to the first half of the 20th century, showing how the early conception of the wilderness as the place where Indians lived (or should live) gave way to the idealization of uninhabited wilderness. It focuses on specific policies of Indian removal developed at Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Glacier national parks from the early 1870s to the 1930s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195142433
ISBN-10: 0195142438
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark David Spence

Mark David Spence is Assistant Professor of History at Knox College, Illinois.

Books By Mark David Spence

Dispossessing the Wilderness by Mark David Spence
Hardback, March 1999
$101.66