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The Resource Trace : memory, history, race, and the American landscape, Lauret Edith Savoy

Trace : memory, history, race, and the American landscape, Lauret Edith Savoy

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Trace : memory, history, race, and the American landscape
Title
Trace
Title remainder
memory, history, race, and the American landscape
Statement of responsibility
Lauret Edith Savoy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Sand and stone are Earth's fragmented memory. Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss. One life-defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this: the American land did not hate. As an educator and Earth historian, she has tracked the continent's past from the relics of deep time; but the paths of ancestors toward her--paths of free and enslaved Africans, colonists from Europe, and peoples indigenous to this land--lie largely eroded and lost. In this provocative and powerful mosaic of personal journeys and historical inquiry across a continent and time, Savoy explores how the country's still unfolding history, and ideas of 'race, ' have marked her and the land. From twisted terrain within the San Andreas Fault zone to a South Carolina plantation, from national parks to burial grounds, from 'Indian Territory' and the U.S.-Mexico Border to the U.S. capital, Trace grapples with a searing national history to reveal the often unvoiced presence of the past. In distinctive and illuminating prose that is attentive to the rhythms of language and landscapes, she weaves together human stories of migration, silence, and displacement, as epic as the continent they survey, with uplifted mountains, braided streams, and eroded canyons"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.304
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
S38 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Trace : memory, history, race, and the American landscape, Lauret Edith Savoy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Thoughts on a Frozen Pond -- The View from Point Sublime -- Provenance Notes -- Alien Land Ethic : the distance between -- Madeline Traces -- What's in a Name -- Properties of Desire -- Migrating in a Bordered Land -- Placing Washington, D.C., after the Inauguration -- Epilogue : at Crowsnest Pass
Control code
1624807
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9781619025738
Lccn
2015009588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624807
  • (Sirsi) 1624807
  • (OCoLC)903763783
Label
Trace : memory, history, race, and the American landscape, Lauret Edith Savoy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Thoughts on a Frozen Pond -- The View from Point Sublime -- Provenance Notes -- Alien Land Ethic : the distance between -- Madeline Traces -- What's in a Name -- Properties of Desire -- Migrating in a Bordered Land -- Placing Washington, D.C., after the Inauguration -- Epilogue : at Crowsnest Pass
Control code
1624807
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9781619025738
Lccn
2015009588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1624807
  • (Sirsi) 1624807
  • (OCoLC)903763783

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