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Epiphany in the wilderness: hunting, nature, and performance in the nineteenth-century American West




Jones, Karen R., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Stories of grand adventure and hunting loomed large in the material and the imagined landscape of the nineteenth-century West. Jones explores social, political, economic, and environmental dynamics of hunting using performance as trail guide and production of a 'cultural ecology of the chase' in art and taxidermy.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Hunting -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Hunting -- Social aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
Hunting in literature -- History -- 19th century
Hunting in art -- History -- 19th century
Hunters -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century


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