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Spirituality and the state : managing nature and experience in America's national parks

Author: Kerry Mitchell
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2016.
Series: North American religions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on surveys and interviews with visitors and rangers as well as analyses of park spaces, 'Spirituality and the State' investigates the production and reception of nature and spirituality in America's national park system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Mitchell
ISBN: 9781479865260 1479865265 1479886416 9781479886418 9781479873012 1479873012
OCLC Number: 946724540
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Establishing national parks: from ideal to institution --
The John Muir Trail: the properties of wilderness --
Yosemite National Park: the spirit of complexity --
Muir Woods: the living cathedral --
Theorizing religious individualism.
Series Title: North American religions.
Responsibility: Kerry Mitchell.
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Drawing on surveys and interviews with visitors and rangers as well as analyses of park spaces, 'Spirituality and the State' investigates the production and reception of nature and spirituality in America's national park system.

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"Mitchell seeks to unmask this politics of spirituality so that park users can engage in critical reflection and assume the responsibilities of informed citizenship... Citizens with an interest in Read more...

 
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