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Publisher: Routledge: April 2003
Seller ID: 26137
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Very Good
Winner of the 2006 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award
The word 'nature' comes from natura, Latin for birth - as do the words nation, native and innate. But nature and nation share more than a common root, they share a common history where one term has been used to define the other. In the United States, the relationship between nation and nature has been central to its colonial and post-colonial history, from the idea of the noble savage to the myth of the frontier. Narrated, painted and filmed, American landscapes have been central to the construction of a nation...