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Seeing nature through gender

Author: Virginia Scharff
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2003.
Series: Development of western resources.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Environmental history has traditionally told the story of Man and Nature. This book reintroduces gender as a meaningful category of analysis for environmental history, showing how women's actions,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seeing nature through gender.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2003
(OCoLC)697899958
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Scharff
ISBN: 070061284X 9780700612840 0700612858 9780700612857
OCLC Number: 52471840
Description: xxii, 345 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Virginia J. Scharff --
Part I. Representation --
Man and nature! Sex secrets of environmental history / Virginiai J. Scharff --
Naturalizing power: land and sexual violence along William Byrd's dividing line / Paige Raibmon --
Thinking like Mount Rushmore: sexuality and gender in the Republican landscape / Peter Boag --
Part II. Bodies --
Scaling new heights: heroic firemen, gender, and the urban environment, 1875-1900 / Mark Tebeau --
"New men in body and soul": the Civilian Conservation Corps and the transformation of male bodies and the body politic / Bryant Simon --
Voices from the spring: Silent Spring and the ecological turn in American heath / Maril Hazlett --
Gender transformed: endocrine disruptors in the environment / Nancy Langston --
Part III. Consumption --
Putting gender on the table: food and the family life of nature / Douglas C. Sackman --
From snow bunnies to shred betties: gender, consumption, and the skiing landscape / Annie Gilbert Coleman --
Part IV. Politics --
"She touched fifty million lives": Gene Stratton-Porter and nature conservation / Amy Green --
Nature's lovers: the erotics of lesbian land communities in Oregon, 1974-1984 / Catherine Kleiner --
Saving Centennial Valley: land gender, and community in the Northern Balck Hills / Katherine Jensen --
Steps to an ecology of justice: women's environmental networks across the Santa Cruz River Watershed / Giovanna Di Chiro.
Series Title: Development of western resources.
Responsibility: edited by Virginia J. Scharff.
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