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“Get Lost in the Footnotes of History”: The Restorative Afterlife of Rocky Flats, Colorado

Peter Coates

in Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190240318
eISBN:
9780190240349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240318.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Rocky Flats is a 6,240-acre former nuclear weapons manufacturing complex in Colorado, 26 km northwest of downwind Denver, at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains’ Front Range. At Rocky Flats, ... More


Remembering and Restoring Militarized Landscapes

David G. Havlick

in Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The lessons and legacies of militarized landscapes are shaped not only by dynamic ecosystem processes and physical change, but also by politics, economics, and social priorities. This chapter attends ... More


Border Patrol as Global Surveillance: Post-9/11 Chicana/o Detective Fiction

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a reading of four novels—Alicia Gaspar de Alba's Desert Blood (2005), Martín Limón's The Door to Bitterness (2005), and Mario Acevedo's The Nymphos of Rocky Flats (2006) and The ... More


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