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Native Americans and the Land

Wilderness and American Identity

The Use of the Land

Wilderness and American Identity Essays

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The Roots of Preservation: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Hudson River School

Illustration Credits

Kindred Spirits, 1849, Asher B. Durand, oil on canvas (44 x 36 in.).
Repository: Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

The Course of Empire: Destruction, 1836, Thomas Cole, oil on canvas.
Repository: Collection of The New-York Historical Society

Yosemite Valley, 1866, Albert Bierstadt, oil on canvas.
Repository: Cleveland Museum of Art


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