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The Uses of the Valley

Robert W. Righter

in The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195149470
eISBN:
9780199788934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149470.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Miwok Indians from the Central Valley and Piute Indians from east of the Sierra Nevada were the first peoples to inhabit the Hetch Hetchy Valley. They were transient inhabitants, spending the summer ... More


The Heart of the Sierras, 1864–1916

Mark David Spence

in Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142433
eISBN:
9780199848812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142433.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates that Yosemite Valley remained home to a permanent, relatively autonomous Indian village. While native residence in the valley stands in the marked contrast to other early ... More


Vertical History: Using Mountains to Measure Men

John P. Herron

in Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter continues the discussion of the life of Clarence King. King's search for natural truths bore the imprint of John Ruskin, but his obsession with masculine science and adventure as a means ... More


The Solitary Mountaineer: John Muir

Caroline Schaumann

in Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300231946
eISBN:
9780300252828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300231946.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates John Muir's texts against the backdrop of privileged notions of exclusivity regarding race, gender, and class. It also highlight's Muir's astute environmental and political ... More


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