Swamplife ogden laura a. Swamplife — Laura A. Ogden 2019-01-25

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Swamplife

swamplife ogden laura a

There are multiple displacements that have simplified the human history of the Everglades — including 10,000 years of indigenous history. She skillfully tackles questions and thoughts that--throughout This book is admittedly not for the faint of heart, given the abundance of theory presented and the volume of academic language Ogden uses. This book is admittedly not for the faint of heart, given the abundance of theory presented and the volume of academic language Ogden uses. Searching for Paradise in the Florida Everglades The Story Doesn't End with the Ambush on the Sebastian River Bridge 6. Laura Ogden is the daughter of one of Florida's top ornithologists and a keen-eyed anthropologist in her own right. It works at the cutting edge of theory without straying far from an extremely grounded, rich, and page-turning narrative style. The Bill Ashley Jungles: Trace Impressions of a Forgotten Landscape Notes Index About the Author Laura A.

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Swamplife : Laura A. Ogden : 9780816670260

swamplife ogden laura a

Today, the many visions of the Everglades—protectionist, ecological, commercial, historical—have become a tangled web of contradictory practices and politics for conservation and for development. I even let my mom borrow it so perhaps it could explain what kind of work I'd like to do as an environmental anthropologist. They taunted police at every turn, and when incarcerated, they repeatedly escaped from jail, prison and several posses. Swamplife offers a unique insight into the hidden life of the Everglades—and into how an appreciation of oppositional culture and social class operates in our understanding of wilderness in the United States. The book just asks to be taught.

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Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades (9780816670277): Laura A. Ogden

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Glen was sort of an adopted grandfather to me. Ogden explores the lives and labors of people, animals, and plants in this most delicate and tenacious ecosystem. Drawing on a decade of fieldwork with hunters in the Everglades, Laura A. Drawing on a decade of fieldwork with hunters in the Everglades, Laura A. Yet within this entanglement, the place of people remains highly ambivalent.

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Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades (9780816670277): Laura A. Ogden

swamplife ogden laura a

Drawing on a decade of fieldwork with hunters in the Everglades, Laura A. I noticed some reviewers complained of academic b. Alligator Conservation, Commodities, and Tactics of Subversion Epilogue. In this book she tells those tales about big snakes and bigger gators, moonshine stills and bank robbing gangsters, poachers and lawmen fighting a battle of wits amid the sawgrass marsh. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. And yet, even from the early days of taming the wilderness with clearing and drainage, the Everglades has been considered fragile, unique, and in need of restorative interventions.

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Swamplife : Laura A. Ogden : 9780816670260

swamplife ogden laura a

Yet, still, within this entanglement, the place of people in the Everglades remains highly ambivalent. I spent lots of weekends and holidays at his house, that borders Everglades National Park. What is the role of mobility and freedom of movement or lack thereof in defining landscapes? It epitomizes all that we think of as nature at its most uncultivated: a landscape infested with frightening reptiles, botanical excess, swarms of mosquitoes and unforgiving heat. And how deeply intertwined were the worlds of alligators and humans prior to their eventual protection? It is the role of people in the Everglades that interests Ogden, as she seeks to reclaim the landscapes long history as a place of human activity and, in doing so, discover what it means to be human through changing relations with other animals and plant life. Drawing on a decade of Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades—a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades-a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat.

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Swamplife — University of Minnesota Press

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Today, all of these contradictory visions of the Everglades have become entangled into a set of practices and politics of nature that breach division of local and global, nature and culture. Ogden tells this story through the lives of poor rural whites, gladesmen, epitomized in tales of the Everglades' most famous outlaws, the Ashley Gang. Table of Contents Map of Southern Florida and the Greater Everglades Watershed Map of Everglades National Park Acknowledgments 1. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Walter Benjamin compared his method of writing critical history to a sea journey where the ship has been drawn off course by the magnetic north pole. Ogden is a well-respected anthropologist in south Florida with deep personal ties to the landscape she writes so eloquently about. What I This was a good book to read for my Cultural Anth class because it stimulated a lot of interesting discussion.

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Swamplife

swamplife ogden laura a

Ogden tells this story through the lives of poor rural whites, gladesmen, epitomized in tales of the Everglades most famous outlaws, the Ashley Gang. It is the role of people in the Everglades that interests Ogden, as she seeks to reclaim the landscape's long history as a place of human activity and, in doing so, discover what it means to be human through changing relations with other animals and plant life. The Florida Everglades: An Entangled Landscape The Queen of the Everglades 2. It works at the cutting edge of theory without straying far from an extremely grounded, rich, and page-turning narrative style. My project examines the history and experience of white glades hunters and their families who settled in the everglades backcountry at the midpoint of the 19th century. Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades—a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. Yet within this entanglement, the place of people remains highly ambivalent.

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Swamplife : Laura A. Ogden : 9780816670260

swamplife ogden laura a

What I appreciate about this is how well Ogden explains herself. Markings do not interfere with readability. With such legends and lore on one side, and outsized efforts at drainage and development on the other,Swamplife strikes a rare balance, offering a unique insight into the hidden life of the Everglades and into how an appreciation of oppositional culture and social class operates in our understanding of wilderness in the United States. Today, the many visions of the Everglades—protectionist, ecological, commercial, historical—have become a tangled web of contradictory practices and politics for conservation and for development. There are few books like it in political ecology. She skillfully tackles questions and thoughts that--throughout the overabundance of writings about the Everglades--are either entirely overlooked or purposely avoided. With such legends and lore on one side, and outsized efforts at drainage and development on the other, Swamplife strikes a rare balance, offering a unique insight into the hidden life of the Everglades—and into how an appreciation of oppositional culture and social class operates in our understanding of wilderness in the United States.

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Swamplife — University of Minnesota Press

swamplife ogden laura a

This was a good book to read for my Cultural Anth class because it stimulated a lot of interesting discussion. I just wish it had been written in a more accessible style rather than one that makes parts of it seem like a Ph. The Florida Everglades: An Entangled Landscape The Queen of the Everglades 2. Ogden is a well-respected anthropologist in south Florida with deep personal ties to the landscape she writes so eloquently about. Earth, Fire and Flesh: Territorial Refrains The Theatrics of Everglades Outlaws 4.

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