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Dispossessing the wilderness : Indian removal and the making of the national parks, Mark David Spence

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Dispossessing the wilderness : Indian removal and the making of the national parks
Title
Dispossessing the wilderness
Title remainder
Indian removal and the making of the national parks
Statement of responsibility
Mark David Spence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
National parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Glacier preserve some of this country's most cherished wilderness landscapes. While visions of pristine, uninhabited nature led to the creation of these parks, they also inspired policies of Indian removal. By contrasting the native histories of these places with the links between Indian policy developments and preservationist efforts, this work examines the complex origins of the national parks and the troubling consequences of the American wilderness ideal. The first study to place national park history within the context of the early reservatio
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Spence, Mark David
Dewey number
978/.00497
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Indians of North America
  • Wilderness areas
  • National parks and reserves
  • Nature conservation
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Dispossessing the wilderness : Indian removal and the making of the national parks, Mark David Spence
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: from common ground -- Looking backward and westward: the "Indian wilderness" in the antebellum era -- The wild west, or toward separate islands -- Before the wilderness: native peoples and Yellowstone -- First wilderness: America's wonderland and indian removal from Yellowstone National Park -- Backbone of the world: the Blackfeet and the Glacier National Park area -- Crowning the continent: the American wilderness ideal and Blackfeet exclusion from Glacier National Park -- The heart of the sierras, 1864-1916 -- Yosemite Indians and the National Park ideal, 1916-1969 -- Conclusion: exceptions and the rule
Control code
ocn559853003
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 190 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199848812
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559853003
Label
Dispossessing the wilderness : Indian removal and the making of the national parks, Mark David Spence
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: from common ground -- Looking backward and westward: the "Indian wilderness" in the antebellum era -- The wild west, or toward separate islands -- Before the wilderness: native peoples and Yellowstone -- First wilderness: America's wonderland and indian removal from Yellowstone National Park -- Backbone of the world: the Blackfeet and the Glacier National Park area -- Crowning the continent: the American wilderness ideal and Blackfeet exclusion from Glacier National Park -- The heart of the sierras, 1864-1916 -- Yosemite Indians and the National Park ideal, 1916-1969 -- Conclusion: exceptions and the rule
Control code
ocn559853003
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 190 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199848812
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559853003

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