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The Culture of Nature

North American Landscape from Disney to the Exxon Valdez, Second Edition

Since it was first published in 1991, few books have come close to capturing the depth and breadth of Alexander Wilson’s innovative ecocultural compendium The Culture of Nature. His work … 352 View
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Acknowledgements

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Foreword to the second edition

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The foreword highlights how Wilson’s environmental activism was ahead of his time and explores how his ideas and practices are still relevant today. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

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The author notes that the book is inspired by two events – a trip to Disney World and the Oka protests outside Montreal – and that he has written a cultural history of nature in North … 11 $1.10 Add
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The View from the Road

Recreation and Tourism

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The author explores the intersections between recreation, tourism, and the environment. The chapter includes 11 photos and images. 36 $3.60 Add
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Nature Education and Promotion

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The chapter examines the growing desire to educate the public, in particular school-aged children, about the preservation and conservation of nature and the environment. The chapter includes 15 … 40 $4.00 Add
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Nature at Home

A Social Ecology of Postwar Landscape Design

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The author explores post-second world war landscape design, including the explosion of suburbs and the gendered nature of the urban environment. The chapter includes 13 photos and images. 32 $3.20 Add
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Looking at the Non-Human

Nature Movies and TV

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This chapter provides a history of nature movies and television, from National Geographic to Disney to Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom andincludes nine photos and images. 42 $4.20 Add
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Technological Utopias

World's Fairs and Theme Parks

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The author explores World’s Fairs and theme parks, including Expo 67 (Montreal) and Expo 86 (Vancouver), to examine the process of technological development and its consequences on the … 38 $3.80 Add
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City and Country

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The author analyzes the blurring of rural and urban identities in popular culture, including an examination of mainstream advertisements. The chapter includes 10 photos and images. 31 $3.10 Add
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From Reserve to Microenvironment

Nature Parks and Zoos

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This chapter focuses on the convergence of park creation, development, and tourism through an examination of zoos, and national and nature parks. The chapter includes 10 photos and images. 37 $3.70 Add
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On the Frontiers of Capital

Nuclear Plants and Other Environmental Architectures

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The author explores the impact of the atomic age on the environment and landscape. The chapter includes 17 photos and images. 39 $3.90 Add
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Notes on Sources

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Notes on sources 23 $2.30 Add
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Picture Credits

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Index

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