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Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming

Author: Gary Alan Fine
Publisher: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

Gary Fine explores how Americans attempt to give meaning to the natural world that surrounds them. Fine suggests that the meanings we assign to the natural environment are culturally grounded and he  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Alan Fine
OCLC Number: 939712980
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface Introduction Being in Nature Meaningful Mushrooms Sharing the Woods Talking Wild Organizing Naturalists Fungus and Its Publics Naturework and the Taming of the Wild Notes Index


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As with the best of good sociology, we are quickly persuaded [in Morel Tales] that by studying seemingly esoteric behavior, mushroom hunting, we can learn about basic social processes. Examining the Read more...

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