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Crimes against Nature

Squatters, Poachers, Thieves, and the Hidden History of American Conservation

Karl Jacoby

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Crimes against Nature reveals the hidden history behind three of the nation's first parklands: the Adirondacks, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon. Focusing on conservation's impact on local inhabitants, Karl Jacoby traces the effect of criminalizing such traditional practices as hunting, fishing, foraging, and timber cutting in the newly created parks. Jacoby reassesses the nature of these "crimes" and provides a rich portrait of rural people and their relationship with the natural world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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president roosevelt, 19th century american history, local inhabitants, teddy roosevelt, environmental history, rural people, timber cutting, american west, john muir, natural resources, nature, yellowstone, 20th century american history, conservation, grand canyon, natural world, hunting, national parks, parklands, history, poachers, united states of america, conservationists, crimes against nature, foraging, thieves, fishing, poverty, squatters, american history, adirondacks, american conservation, theodore roosevelt