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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7074 words.

This chapter describes how travelers in the 1700s reported hearing beautiful, ghostly singing emanating from this beach. A legend grew up that this was the place where mermaids would gather...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7393 words.

This chapter describes how the author and his team took the journey down the river in stages. The later stages included layovers, and chances to explore the landscape and history...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7179 words.

This chapter focuses on the author's pilot and companion, Kemp Burdette, the thirty-six-year-old Cape Fear river keeper. He's been on the job a little less than a year. Formerly Kemp served...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 6854 words.

This chapter discusses a new twist to an old pollution source. According to Kemp, “Poultry CAFOs are making a push into North Carolina because they've been basically regulated out of other...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3641 words.

This chapter describes the ferry dock for the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry where the brick remains of a twenty-foot-tall lighthouse, Price's Creek Light, stand. Built in 1849, it was one of...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 7464 words.

This chapter focuses on Bonnet's Creek, named for Stede Bonnet, the “Gentleman Pirate,” scion of a wealthy Barbados family who reportedly carried his voluminous library to sea with him....

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 3266 words.

This chapter shows that the route to the actual Cape Fear on Bald Head Island is circuitous and expensive. The cape, of course, is a shifty piece of real estate. In this part of the world,...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 6558 words.

This chapter argues that the reason why our natural environment has taken such a hit over the generations is it has been thought of and dealt with in pieces, chopped up into segments that...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 5396 words.

This chapter compares the author's expedition with that of John Steinbeck's, who roamed America in a camper truck called Rocinante searching for the soul of his own troubled nation. In Trav...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 2755 words.

This chapter describes the expedition's stop—a long one—at Lanier Falls, just above Raven Rock. They pull in above the falls, run the chute over and over, and surf the hydraulic in Ethan's...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 9847 words.

This chapter describes a “push” day; the team has a lot of miles to cover if they're going to be within striking distance of Fayetteville by the next day. The plan is to go through...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 5379 words.

This chapter shows the author performing the hardest task of the whole trip: taking his sodden river shirt off the roof of the tent and buttoning it on. This seems like no big deal, but the...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 9915 words.

This chapter describes how the author and David Webster launch the johnboat at the Wildlife ramp at Old Route 87, just to make sure they will have a continuous trip and cover all of the...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 12330 words.

This chapter illustrates a place about eighteen miles above Wilmington, on a tributary of the Black. Here lies a replica wooden bridge across Widow Elizabeth Moore's Creek that commemorates...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4462 words.

This chapter discusses the stately white riverfront mansion the expedition passed by near the southern end of the Wilmington waterfront, just below the shops and restaurants of Chandler's...

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Philip Gerard.

in Down the Wild Cape Fear

March 2013; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4951 words.

This chapter focuses on Castle Street, also called Dram Tree Park. The park is named for the fabled bald cypress that once stood on a miniature island just offshore of Sunset Park. It...

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A “Mighty World-Force”: Wheat as Natural Corrective in Norris

Kathryn Cornell Dolan.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 9413 words.

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“A Bizarre Ecology” The Nature of Denatured Nature

Molly Wallace.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2000; p ublished online January 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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“A Minister of Happiness”: Nature in Beecher's America

William W. Stowe.

in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Environment. 0 words.

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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

Abstract

The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...