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Natives and exotics.

Wright, Philip Green

Natives and exotics.

by Wright, Philip Green

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Published by Brotherhood Steam Print. in Galesburg, Ill .
Written in English


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Poems.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.R8 N3
The Physical Object
Pagination[30] p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451384M
LC Control Number73153429

Impeccably researched, Natives and Exotics is essential reading for those interested in environmental history, Pacific studies, and a different kind of war story that has surprising relevance for today’s concerns with global warming. Contributors; Judith A. Bennett is professor of Pacific history at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New.   Natives and Exotics is a book I find easy to admire and difficult to love, a book that is complex and suggestive, its prose a model of exactness, and yet it feels more like an essay than a novel, its structure designed to highlight correlations and hypotheses rather than emotions or characters. (I mean that as an observation, not a criticism -- I doubt Natives and Exotics would be half as Author: Matthew Cheney.

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Weather, terrain, plants, animals all played an active role as enemy or ally. At the heart of Natives and Exotics is the author s analysis of the changing visions and perceptions of the environment, not only among the millions of combatants, but also among the Islands peoples and their colonial administrations in wartime and beyond.

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PRAISE FOR NATIVES AND EXOTICS "Jane Alison takes us where history books can't-or won't-go Though set hundreds of years apart, these stories quickly flow into a single narrative powerful enough to show how closely related our familial, political and natural worlds really are."-THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD "Vivid and poignant.

“Natives and Exotics” walks a thin line between a novel of ideas and character-driven fiction, but the author’s keen insights keep this book on track. With luxurious prose and well-researched details, Alison stakes a powerful claim to the best socially conscious literature. Weather, terrain, plants, animals—all played an active role as enemy or ally.

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When the Whitmans, a nouveau riche white family, move into a sprawling, newly built house next door to Valerie Alston-Holt, a black professor of forestry and ecology, and her musically gifted, biracial year-old son, Xavier, in a modest, diverse North Carolina neighborhood of Author: Jane Alison.

Natives and Exotics Book Description: Ambitious in its scope and scale, this environmental history of World War II ranges over rear bases and operational fronts from Bora Bora to New Guinea, providing a lucid analysis of resource exploitation, entangled wartime politics, and human perceptions of the vast Oceanic environment.

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