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Conflicted American Landscapes by David E. Nye
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Conflicted American Landscapes by David E. Nye
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Apr 27, 2021 | ISBN 9780262542081

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“A well-argued account of how different constituencies view landscapes differently, making agreement on their conservation and use nearly impossible.”  Kirkus Reviews

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgements
1. The Problem
2. The Once Dominant American Discourse on Nature
3. Detroit’s River Rouge: The Limits of Utilitarianism
4. Natural Bridges: Conflicts of Meaning
5. Discovering the Colorado River: Beyond Use Value
6. Grand Canyon, 1870-1940: Sublime Geology
7. Skyscraper and Skyline: Utilitarian Sublime
8. Nuclear Anti-Landscapes
9. Grand Canyon since 1945: Ephemeral Anthropocene
10. Conflicted Landscapes
11. Pragmatic Solutions
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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