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Wild by Nature North American Animals Confront Colonization

Author: Andrea L Smalley
Publisher: Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the time Europeans first came to the New World until the closing of the frontier, the benefits of abundant wild animals--from beavers and wolves to fish, deer, and bison--appeared as a recurring theme in colonizing discourses. Explorers, travelers, surveyors, naturalists, and other promoters routinely advertised the richness of the American faunal environment and speculated about the ways in which animals
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea L Smalley
ISBN: 9781421422367 1421422360 9781421422350 1421422352
OCLC Number: 1020708589
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (347 Seiten)
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Creatures Serving for the Use of Man --
2. No Bullets Would Pierce Beaver Skins --
3. Devouring Anamulls --
4. Incapable of Separate or Individual Property --
5. The Liberty of Killing a Deer --
6. In All Their Native Freedom --
Epilogue: Rewilding the Wild --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
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Offering fresh perspectives on colonial, legal, environmental, and Native American history, Wild by Nature reenvisions the familiar stories of early America as animal tales.  Read more...

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