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This vast book of nature : writing the landscape of New Hampshire's White Mountains, 1784-1911

Author: Pavel Cenkl
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006.
Series: American land and life series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the ways in which the White Mountains of northern New Hampshire have been written into being by different visitors, residents, and developers since the post-Revolutionary era.  Read more...

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Cenkl, Pavel, 1971-
This vast book of nature.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607673498
Online version:
Cenkl, Pavel, 1971-
This vast book of nature.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607751262
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pavel Cenkl
ISBN: 1587294982 9781587294983
OCLC Number: 65521608
Description: xxv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The White Mountains from northern frontier to tourist resort --
Ch. 1. Texts and terrain : Jeremy Belknap and eighteenth-century landscape ideology --
Ch. 2. Economic topographies : unsettling the history of early tourism in New Hampshire's White Mountains --
Ch. 3. The sublime and the sumptuous : the currency of scenery and White Mountain tourism --
Ch. 4. Alone with scribe and staff : rewriting the White Mountains, 1870-1900 --
Reading and teaching region.
Series Title: American land and life series.
Responsibility: Pavel Cenkl ; foreword by Wayne Franklin.
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"Where others might see only a mountain range, Pavel Cenkl sees cultural history. He has produced his own kind of White Mountain guidebook, exploring the many layers of meaning that people have Read more...

 
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