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Review of Trace: Memory, History, Race, & the American Landscape by Lauret Savoy, which weaves history, geology, and personal memoir in profound tales that peel back layers of a place called America.
The difference between pilgrims and tourists is a perennial question. The best answer I have found came from a conversation with Peter Brown.
No writing is perfect. Here are some common things to avoid in student papers so that you can show your brilliance.
The earliest detailed map of Yellowstone was likely a collaboration between Jesuit missionary Pierre-Jean De Smet and mountain man Jim Bridger. ♨
Recent posts about mountain man Joe Meek’s first summer fur trapping in 1829, which put him among the earliest of non-indigenous people to enter Yellowstone.