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Nature and culture in the northern forest [electronic resource] : region, heritage, and environment in the rural Northeast / edited by Pavel Cenkl ; foreword by John Elder.

Contributor(s): Cenkl, Pavel, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: American land and life series: Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 p.).ISBN: 9781587299360 (electronic bk.); 1587299364 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human ecology -- Northeastern States | Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Northeastern States | Landscapes -- Social aspects -- Northeastern States | Community life -- Northeastern States | Regionalism -- Northeastern States | Northeastern States -- Intellectual life | Northeastern States -- In literature | Forests and forestry -- Northeastern States | Northeastern States -- Environmental conditions | Northeastern States -- Rural conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human GeographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nature and culture in the northern forest.DDC classification: 304.20974 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Reading place in the northern forest / Pavel Cenkl -- Meeting twinflower (Linnaea borealis) / Timothy Stetter -- Music of the northern forest : boreal birdsong in literature and on the trail / Terrence Mosher -- Life as beech : survival in the New England forest / Natalie Coe -- Robert Frost in the fields and Nils-Aslak Valkeap�a�a at the treeline : ecological knowledge and academic learning at the northern forest edge / Kathleen Osgood Dana -- Interdisciplinary teaching about the Adirondacks / Ernest H. Williams, Patrick D. Reynolds, and Onno Oerlemans -- Youth, refinement, and environmental knowledge in the nineteenth-century rural North / Jill Mudgett -- Place as a catalyst for engaged learning at Franklin Pierce University / Catherine Owen Koning, Robert Goodby, John Harris -- Benton MacKaye's 1904 White Mountains hike : exploring a landscape of logging, "camp ethics," and patriotism / Larry Anderson -- William James at Chocorua : a northern forest philosopher / Daniel S. Malachuk -- A traverse of the Presidential Range with the Scottish Highlands on my mind / Richard Paradis -- Living with the woods : disturbance histories in Thoreau and Burroughs / Jim Warren -- In awe of the body : physical contact, indulgence shopping, and nature writing / Priscilla Paton -- Claiming Maine : acquisition and commodification in Thoreau's The Maine woods / Lorianne DiSabato -- So much beauty locked up in it : of ecocriticism and axe-murder / Matthew Bolinder.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reading place in the northern forest / Pavel Cenkl -- Meeting twinflower (Linnaea borealis) / Timothy Stetter -- Music of the northern forest : boreal birdsong in literature and on the trail / Terrence Mosher -- Life as beech : survival in the New England forest / Natalie Coe -- Robert Frost in the fields and Nils-Aslak Valkeap�a�a at the treeline : ecological knowledge and academic learning at the northern forest edge / Kathleen Osgood Dana -- Interdisciplinary teaching about the Adirondacks / Ernest H. Williams, Patrick D. Reynolds, and Onno Oerlemans -- Youth, refinement, and environmental knowledge in the nineteenth-century rural North / Jill Mudgett -- Place as a catalyst for engaged learning at Franklin Pierce University / Catherine Owen Koning, Robert Goodby, John Harris -- Benton MacKaye's 1904 White Mountains hike : exploring a landscape of logging, "camp ethics," and patriotism / Larry Anderson -- William James at Chocorua : a northern forest philosopher / Daniel S. Malachuk -- A traverse of the Presidential Range with the Scottish Highlands on my mind / Richard Paradis -- Living with the woods : disturbance histories in Thoreau and Burroughs / Jim Warren -- In awe of the body : physical contact, indulgence shopping, and nature writing / Priscilla Paton -- Claiming Maine : acquisition and commodification in Thoreau's The Maine woods / Lorianne DiSabato -- So much beauty locked up in it : of ecocriticism and axe-murder / Matthew Bolinder.

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