This Vast Book of Nature: Writing the Landscape of New Hampshire's White Mountains, 1784-1911

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This Vast Book of Nature is a careful, engaging, accessible, and wide-ranging account of the ways in which the White Mountains of northern New Hampshire---and, by implication, other wild places---have been written into being by different visitors, residents, and developers from the post-Revolutionary era to the days of high tourism at the beginning of the twentieth century. Drawing on tourist brochures, travel accounts, pictorial representations, fiction and poetry, local histories, journals, and newspapers, Pavel Cenkl ...

This Vast Book of Nature: Writing the Landscape of New Hampshire's White Mountains, 1784-1911 2006, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587294983

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