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Trace : Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape.

Author: Lauret Savoy
Publisher: Minneapolis : Counterpoint, 2013.
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Sand and stone are Earth's fragmented memory. Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss. One life-defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this: the American land did not hate. As an educator and Earth historian, she has tracked the continent's past from the relics of deep time; but the paths of ancestors toward her#x97;paths of free and enslaved Africans, colonists from Europe,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Savoy, Lauret.
Trace : Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape.
Minneapolis : Counterpoint, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lauret Savoy
ISBN: 9781619026681 1619026686
OCLC Number: 956137439
Description: 1 online resource (143 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Prologue: Thoughts on a Frozen Pond; The View from Point Sublime; Provenance Notes; Alien Land Ethic: the distance between; Madeline Traces; What's in a Name; Properties of Desire; Migrating in a Bordered Land; Placing Washington, D.C., after the Inauguration; Epilogue: At Crowsnest Pass; Acknowledgments; End Notes; Index.

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Sand and stone are Earth's fragmented memory. Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss. One life-defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this: the American land did not hate. As an educator and Earth historian, she has tracked the continent's past from the relics of deep time; but the paths of ancestors toward her#x97;paths of free and enslaved Africans, colonists from Europe, and peoples indigenous to this land#x97;lie largely eroded and lost. In this provocative and powerful mosaic of personal journeys and historical inquiry across a continent and time, Savoy exp.

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