TITLE

Environmental historian Donald Worster explains why historians should stop separating culture from nature

AUTHOR(S)
Worster, Donald
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
American Scholar;Spring2010, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Excerpt
ABSTRACT
Presented is an excerpt from a Noon Seminar at Yale University by visiting professor Donald Worster, on the topic of culture as a subset of nature.
ACCESSION #
48559829

 

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