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Contents Acknowledgments 00 1. Strangers and Natives 1 Knowing Nature through Nationality 1 The Naming of Strangers 00 The Alien Menace: Humanizing Nature and Naturalizing Humans 00 Our Fellow Immigrants 00 Strangers on the Land 00 2. The Avian Conquest of a Continent 00 Transatlantic Flights 00 Flying Feathers 00 The Stranger Finch 00 There Goes the Neighborhood: Dispossessing the Rightful Tenants of Land and Sky 00 Standing up for Poor Jack The Cockney Cousin 00 The Successful and Exemplary Sparrow 00 3. Plants, Insects, and Other Strangers to the Soil 000 Floral Menace and Floral Promise 000 Strange Fruits: The Enrichment of Nature 000 Determining Desirability 000 Shutting the Door on Plant Plunderers 000 The Menace of Plant Quarantines 000 A Horticultural Ellis Island 000 The Rediscovery of Native Value 000 4. Arboreal Immigrants Natural Beauty and Foreign Beauty 000 The Glamor of a Foreign Name 000 The Tree That Grew in Brooklyn (and Nearly Everywhere Else) 000 The Strange Career of the Universal Australian 000 The Tarnished Tree: California's Raging Eucalyptus Controversy 000 Eucalyptus Eulogy: The Natural Value of Heritage 000 Getting Back to (Lost) Nature: Restoring Original California 000 Landscapes of Purity and Intolerance 000 5. The Nature of Alien Nation 000 The Nature of Fear and the Greening of Hate 000 Wilted Metaphors and Calling Strangers Names 000 Flora and Fauna That Are Here to Stay 000 The Globalization of Nature and the Universal Sparrow 000 The Historian's Contribution 000 Notes 000 Index 000
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Introduced organisms -- United States -- History.