Table of contents for From the fallen tree : frontier narratives, environmental politics, and the roots of a national pastoral, 1749-1826 / Thomas Hallock.

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vii, contents
Preface 00
Chronology 00
Introduction: Closing the Wilderness, Opening the Frontier 000
Part I: The Western Text
1 The Imagined West: Lewis Evans 000
2 The Contested West: John Filson's Kentucke 000
Part II: Improvement
3 Textual Boundaries, Discursive Control: Stories of the Land in the Susquehanna
Valley 000
4 Jefferson's Nature and the Trans-Appalachian West: Notes on the State of Virginia
Part III: Prot[233]g[233]s
5 Collaboration, Incorporation, and Environmental Discourse: Lewis and Clark, Jane
Colden 000
6 On the Borders of a New World: William Bartram's Travels 000
Part IV: Settlement and Appropriation
7 Reversing the Revolution through Nature: Anne Grant, Timothy Dwight 000
8 Disappearance and Romance: Cooper's The Pioneers 000
Coda: Parallel Republics 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Frontier and pioneer life United States Historiography, Frontier and pioneer life West (U, S, ) Historiography, United States Description and travel, Environmental policy United States History, Environmental policy West (U, S, ) History, Frontier and pioneer life in literature, Pastoral literature, American History and criticism, Environmental literature History and criticism