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The Never-ending Forest

Jenni Calder

in Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter describes encounters of settlers in North America with vast areas of dense forest, a traumatic experience particularly for those from Orkney or the Hebrides, where trees are few. ... More


You from Jedwabne

Joanna Tokarska-Bakir

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the book My z Jedwabnego (We from Jedwabne) by Anna Bikont, which recorded what has occurred in the town and documented the very experience of Jedwabne. The chapter details the ... More


Americanizing the Ozarks

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041914
eISBN:
9780252050602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041914.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 3 charts the massive wave of Anglo-American settlement that populated the region between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. The majority of these settlers came from Appalachia and the greater ... More


Into the Backwoods

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines social work in the “backwoods” in Oregon. It highlights the focus on establishing entitlement and policing the state's first child welfare laws and the tendency of child savers ... More


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