From Wilderness to Environment: The Role of ‘Nature’ in Western American History from Frederick Jackson Turner to Donald Worster and the New Western History

This dissertation examines the role of ‘nature’ as an analytic concept in Western American History from the emergence of the field at the end of the nineteenth century to the formation of the New Western History in the late 1980s. Starting with an analysis of Frederick Jackson Turner’s concept of t...

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Main Author: Schiffhauer, Mark
Contributors: Bischoff, Volker (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2008
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Call Number: urn:nbn:de:hebis:04-z2008-01154
Publication Date: 2008-03-17
Date of Acceptance: 2008-02-06
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