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Wilderness preservation in North America

Ramona Herrick

Wilderness preservation in North America

a conspectus and annotated bibliography

by Ramona Herrick

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- Bibliography.,
  • National parks and reserves -- Bibliography.,
  • Wildlife conservation -- Bibliography.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ramona Herrick ; prepared ... for the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Parks Canada (Ontario Region).
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsCanada. Parks Canada (Ontario Region)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL"84"H47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 255 l.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20726275M

    While wilderness is an important American idea with spiritual significance, it also brings to mind the doctrine of terra nullius and the doctrine of Christian discovery, two doctrines that have justified the conquest of many lands in North America and elsewhere. By designating an area as wilderness, we define it as pristine – one that has not Wilderness is one of the most abiding creations in the history of religions. It has a long and seminal history and is of contemporary relevance in wildlife preservation and climate discourses. Yet it has not previously been subject to scrutiny or theorising from a cross-cultural study of religions perspective. What are the specific relations between the world’s religions and imagined and ?language=en.

      peak in North America. Book an optional flight with your Tour Director and let seasoned bush pilots take you over the Alaska Range, or enjoy a leisurely hike on a quiet wooded trail. Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. * For an additional charge, an upgrade to the Tundra Wilderness Tour is available through your Tour Zahniser was the prime mover behind the national Wilderness Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson on September 3, —a watershed moment in American environmental history. And Zahniser’s thinking about wilderness and its preservation was shaped in critical ways by his admiration for the Adirondack Forest ://

    Parks, reserves, refuges, and wilderness areas are cultural artifacts in themselves. This book is a valuable overview of nature protection in the United States, and an interesting contribution to the ongoing debate on the relationship between nature and culture. Alice Gorman Flinders University, Australia testimonial to the preservation of the Arctic wilderness, Mardy Murie writes from her heart about is going to go, or has an interest in wilderness should read this book. Murie was a talented writer, leaving us an enjoyable legacy of vivid descriptions and, at the end, thoughtful Indian in North America Love and War: Volume Two of the


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Wilderness or wildlands (usually in the plural), are natural environments on Earth that have not been significantly modified by human activity or any nonurbanized land not under extensive agricultural cultivation. The term has traditionally referred to terrestrial environments, Wilderness preservation in North America book growing attention is being placed on marine wilderness.

Recent maps of wilderness suggest it covers roughly   Stage Two: Wild is Bad, Conquest of Wilderness a Duty Roderick Nash, in Wilderness and the American Mind, explains at length how Europeans brought to America a dualistic sense of separation from nature and the idea that wilderness was “the earthly realm of the powers of evil.”Early colonists adhered to the scriptural admonition in Genesis to “Increase & replenish the earth & subdue it.” The Vanishing North American Wilderness (PHOTOS) 09/16/ pm ET Updated The concept of state wilderness preservation began in the United States in when Congress and President Andrew Jackson set aside 2, acres as a reserve in Hot Springs, ://   Wilderness preservation in North America has been strongly influenced by literature, art and photography.

The writings of environmental ethicists such as   Midwest Book Review "A must-read." Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Roger Kaye tells the story of the most aggressive act of wilderness preservation in America. Roderick Nash, author of Wilderness and the American Mind Dave Foreman, author of Rewilding North America?id=   Idaho’s Salmon River system offers one of the Lower 48's best combinations of wilderness and whitewater, carving one of the deepest gorges in North ://   Traveling in the Wilderness in Mongolia “In wildness is the preservation of the world” “In wildness is the preservation of the world”, this statement by Henry David Thereau made well over a hundred years ago, is a sentiment that we live by at Stone is also the preservation of the soul, and in wilderness we seek out the healing powers that only the natural world in all its Shining Rock Wilderness, North Carolina.

Shining Rock’s name comes from a white quartz outcropping near the peak of Shining Rock Mountain. The origi acres designated fifty years ago has since expanded to 18, acres. The largest Wilderness in the state, Middle Prong Wilderness lies at its southwestern ://   From the book Leave It As It Is: A Journey Throughout Theodore Roosevelt’s American Wilderness, by David Gessner, to be published by Simon & Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and :// Debates over preservation of wilderness areas versus development of natural resources for timber or water--and the split between utilitarian and preservationist points of view—have continued in some form throughout the 20th century, and, at the federal level, are reflected in very different management objectives of the U.S.

Forest Service and   This very fine history of North America cov or so years of exploration and settlement all in one volume. It is written in a clear, concise prose, and although it is loaded with facts and anecdotes it is never dry.

Morgan starts out by describing the peopling of North America  › Books › History › Americas. This book showcases their beliefs and the contradictions between some of them. Wanting the "wild" of wilderness to remain, ways to find solitude in what are becoming crowded mountains, and struggling to find the line between accessibi The Watermans where instrumental in the preservation Professor of literary and cultural history before the Civil War at University of California, Davis, Ziser describes the cultural importance of wilderness in early America in this recent book But wilderness can mean different things to different people and the meaning of the word has changed throughout American history.

For example, British colonists in North America in the 17 th and 18 th century did use the word “wilderness” on a regular basis, but they did not mean the same thing as 21 st century American  › Accueil › Civilisation › Domaine américain. This year, the Wilderness Act turns 50 years old.

We’re celebrating Wilderness’ birthday all year long. This article explores the history of the Pacific Crest Trail, Wilderness and the National Trails System Act.

It was originally published in the PCT Communicator magazine. For more, visit the Pacific Crest Trail history section of our website. Many of [ ] The first North American Interdisciplinary Wilderness Conference was held in the west of North America inand subsequent conferences were held in and The book emanated largely from the first conference and presents a collection of papers from disparate disciplines on stimulating wilderness issues.

Each of the 21 chapters address the concept of wilderness from an unusual In his book The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America's Wildlands, Jon Billman looks into what happened to people who stepped into the wilderness — and vanished without a trace.

He   Breath of Wilderness is the story of Sigurd Olson's love for wild places and how that love transformed his life. It inspired him to play a key role in the movement to preserve wilderness throughout North America, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the largest lakeland wilderness Yes, The Wilderness Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in.

Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and ://. North America Maps. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter Details about National Wilderness Preservation System US.

Geological Survey map National Wilderness Preservation System US. Geological Survey map Item Information. Condition:   LEFT: U.S. President Johnson signs the Wilderness Act ofRIGHT: The Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana.

Re-thinking urban wildness Perhaps on this important anniversary it is time to broaden our view of wilderness, not to deny the value of experiencing remote quietude, but to acknowledge the equally valid experiences of wild nature in and around cities, where most people ://This book examines the ideal of wilderness preservation in the United States from the antebellum era to the first half of the twentieth 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 ://