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Nature, Parks, and Emersonian Modernism

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

As the causes of conservation and parks were growing into national movements, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Transcendentalist belief in the spiritual in nature deeply influenced the generation that came of ... More


Building the Moral Society: Farms, Forests, and Parks

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

In the nineteenth century, the ideal New England town with its Congregational church attained its classic form. It served for several generations of New Englanders as a model for the rapidly ... More


The Other Side of the “Free” way: Planning for “Separate But Equal” in the Wake of Massive Resistance

K. Ian Grandison

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter conveys the continuing intertwining of racial hierarchy and real estate in America. Focusing on the case of one historically black college/university (HBCU), Virginia Union University, ... More


Presbyterians and the Environmental Movement

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

Lapsed Presbyterian prophets and preachers gave the American environmental movement its moral urgency and political power. David Brower’s leadership made the Sierra Club a national power and stopped ... More


Long-Term Ecological Research on the Urban Frontier: Benefiting from Baltimore

Steward T. A. Pickett

in Long-Term Ecological Research: Changing the Nature of Scientists

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199380213
eISBN:
9780197562949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199380213.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program has made me a more effective scientist because I have had to learn about disciplines that are very distant from my own, and it has helped me see the ... More


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