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The future city on the inland sea : a history of imaginative geographies of Lake Superior

Author: Eric D Olmanson
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes a look at the settlements in the vicinity of Chequamegon Bay and the Apostle Islands by analyzing the texts and images left by the missionaries, ordinance surveyors, newspaper editors, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Local history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olmanson, Eric D.
Future city on the inland sea.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006026806
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric D Olmanson
ISBN: 9780821417072 082141707X
OCLC Number: 614486814
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: Lake Superior as the "Evil One's empire" --
Introduction: Imaginative geographies --
Reconnaissance --
Through the poets' eyes --
Ordering the landscape --
Cities in the wilderness --
The frontier, the future city, and the Wild West --
Northern exposures --
Epilogue: Pageantry, memory, and place.
Responsibility: Eric D. Olmanson.
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Eric Olmanson's book demonstrates a new approach in regional geography, one that begins not with a region, which would be to start at the wrong end of the story, but with a vaguely defined space Read more...

 
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