Nature and Culture in America

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  1. Free and Natural
    Free and Natural is a cultural history of nudity offering an in-depth account of how the naked body came to be closely tied to modern ideas about nature and authenticity. Sarah Schrank explores how the "free and natural" lifestyle... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2019
    Hardback | £34.00
  2. Rendering Nature
    Bridging the fields of environmental history and American studies, Rendering Nature examines surprising interconnections between nature and culture in distinct places, times, and contexts over the course of U.S. history.... Learn More
    Published: 28th August 2015
    Hardback | £56.00
  3. Empire of Vines
    Empire of Vines traces the development of wine culture as grape growing expanded from New York to the Midwest before gaining ascendancy in California—a progression that illustrates viticulture's centrality to the nineteenth-century... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2013
    Hardback | £37.00
  4. Tropical Whites
    Tropical Whites explains how the tropical beach resort came to symbolize the iconic vacation landscape. Catherine Cocks argues that the tourism industry romanticized and commodified tropical nature in the global South, ultimately... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2013
    Hardback | £56.00
  5. In Darkest Alaska
    Prior to the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, travelers returned from Alaska's Inside Passage with fascinating accounts of its wonders. Historian Robert Campbell demonstrates how these tourists served as shock troops of the gold... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2008
    Paperback | £21.99