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Civilizing nature

Bernhard Gissibl

Civilizing nature

national parks in global historical perspective

by Bernhard Gissibl

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalism,
  • Globalization,
  • Protected areas,
  • Government policy,
  • Environmental protection,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBernhard Gissibl, Sabine Höhler, Patrick Kupper (eds.).
    SeriesEnvironment in history -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB481 .C57 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25237272M
    ISBN 109780857455253, 9780857455277
    LC Control Number2012001636

    Civilising Natures tells us how race and nature are fundamental to understanding colonial modernities, and along the way, it complicates our understandings of the relationships between science and religion, pre-modern and civilised, environment and society more4/5(1).   The civilizing sermon, the dominant flow of the civilising discourse – which is one of our modern doxas – can also be referred to as the notion of human progress: ‘Thank goodness, dear, that.

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    The book first establishes Thoreau's "human ecology," the relation between the natural sciences and the social sciences in his thinking, exploring how his reading in contemporary books about the history of humanity and racial science shaped his thinking and connecting these emerging anthropological texts to his late nature writings. A. A. den Otter describes his book as a collection of essays connected by a common theme, intended as a second volume to his earlier book Civilizing the West: The Galts and the Development of Western Canada (Edmonton, University of Alberta Press, ). The introduction, “Civilizing the Wilderness,” and the conclusion, “The Wilderness.


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Since their first designation in the United States in the s and s they have become a global phenomenon. The development of these ecological and political systems cannot be understood as a simple. Ian Tyrrell 1 Civilizing Nature tackles an important Civilizing nature book in global environmental studies, the spread of the national park as idea and practice.

Click here to read an interview with the editors of Civilizing Nature. Click here for a review of the book by Ian Tyrrell. With an intellectual coherence often missing in the revised proceedings of conferences, Civilizing Nature is a path-breaking work in its field of comparative national park history.

Civilizing nature book Book reviews Civilizing nature: national parks in global historical perspective Mark Harvey Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA Correspondence @ Patrick Kupper, Bernhard Gissibl, and Sabine Höhler are the editors of Civilizing Nature, published in November by Berghahn Books.

Civilizing Nature examines the phenomenon of the national park from a historical and transnational perspective. Why did.

The Civilizing Process is a book by German sociologist Norbert is an influential work in sociology and Elias' most important work. It was first published in Basel, Switzerland in two volumes in in German as Über den Prozeß der Zivilisation. Through careful readings and researches of a variety of lesser known individuals and events, den Otter teases out the striking dichotomy between "civilizing" and "wilderness," leading readers to a new understanding of the relationship between newcomers and Native peoples, and the.

"This book makes a unique contribution to the conservation literature by enhancing one's understanding and appreciation of the cultural meaning of nature conservation through the lens of national park development.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Civilizing Nature: National Parks in Global Historical Perspective. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined is a book by Steven Pinker, in which the author argues that violence in the world has declined both in the long run and in the short run and suggests explanations as to why this has occurred.

The book uses data simply documenting declining violence across time and geography. This paints a picture of massive declines in violence of. Civilizing Natures unravels unexpected relationships between science, technology, and administrative systems in colonial India from the s to the s, deepening our perspective on continuing conflicts over race, resources, and empire.

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This article outlines the origins and meanings of the concept of civilization in Western political thought. In doing so it necessarily explores the nature of the relationship between civilization and closely related ideas such as progress and modernity.

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Inherent in colonialism was the idea of self-legitimation, the most powerful tool of which was the colonizer's claim to bring the fruits of progress and modernity to the subject people. In colonial logic, people who were different because they were inferior had to be made similar - and hence equal - by civilizing them.

However, once this equality had been attained, the very basis for colonial. Whereas most of Civilizing Thoreau is organized according to Thoreau's books--with chapters on Waiden, Reform Papers, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, The Maine Woods, and Cape Cod--Part One, entitled "Thoreau's Human Ecology," ranges across Thoreau's oeuvre, situating him within the emergence of social sciences in the first half of.Civilizing Nature examines the relationship between science and colo- nialism in south India from approximately the s to the s.