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. While not bringing a synthetic narrative to wilderness, the volume will gather competing interpretations of wilderness in historical context.The Society for Ecological Restoration was founded in 1987, and the leading journal Restoration Ecology was founded in 1993. ... While conservation biology experienced explosive growth in the 1980s, restoration ecology did not see a similar growth in interest and ... with other human impacts to the biosphere, has grown so severe that simply setting aside land is insufficient 218 American Wilderness.
|Title||:||American Wilderness : A New History|
|Author||:||Michael Lewis Associate Professor of History Salisbury University|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2007-02-12|