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wilderness

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

An area which has generally been affected more by natural forces than by human agency; a region little affected by people. Some 77 000 km2 of the USA have been designated as wilderness...

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The Bound[less] Sea: Wilderness and the United States Exploring Expedition in the Fiji Islands

Jason W. Smith.

in Environmental History

October 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 11110 words.

The United States Exploring Expedition, which circumnavigated the world and surveyed the South Sea from 1838 to 1842, marked an important moment in Americans' changing perceptions of the...

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Reading in the Wilderness

Jessica Brantley.

December 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 489 pages.

Just as twenty-first-century technologies such as blogs and wikis have transformed the once private act of reading into a public enterprise, devotional reading experiences in the Middle...

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Wilderness of Judea

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Term for the rocky and sparsely inhabited region south of Jerusalem and Jericho and west of the Dead Sea as far as Arad and Elusa, which became the principal area ...

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Judea, Wilderness of

Leslie S. B. MacCoull.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 273 words.

term for the rocky and sparsely inhabited region south of Jerusalem and Jericho and west of the Dead Sea as

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Comment: Resistance to Wilderness

Michael P. Cohen.

in Environmental History

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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‘Let the Line be Drawn Now’: Wilderness, Conservation, and the Exclusion of Aboriginal People from Banff National Park in Canada

Theodore (Ted) Binnema and Melanie Niemi.

in Environmental History

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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This essay elaborates upon the history of the removal of aboriginal people from national parks through a case study of the exclusion of the Stoney...

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The Wilderness Years, 1878–1887

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN.

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901

April 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 45116 words.

Francesco Crispi had hoped since 1876 to unite Italy's left; his hopes now lay largely in ruins as factional rivalry had become almost endemic in parliament. The political education of...

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The Trouble with Wilderness: A Response

William Cronon.

in Environmental History

January 1996; p ublished online January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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Comment: The Trouble with Bill Cronon's Wilderness

Samuel P. Hays.

in Environmental History

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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A Storied Wilderness: Rewilding the Apostle Islands

Robert Wilson.

in Environmental History

January 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 663 words.

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