Author Gould, Rebecca Kneale, 1963-
Title At home in nature : modern homesteading and spiritual practice in America / Rebecca Kneale Gould
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.0973 G736 2005    DUE 10-29-22  -  30500101529512
Descript xxx, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-326) and index
Conversion -- Getting (not too) close to nature -- Homemade ritual -- Interlude : interpreting ambivalence : homesteading as spiritual and cultural work -- The re-enchantment of the farm : John Burroughs goes back to the land -- Scott Nearing and the social gospel of agriculture -- Ambivalent legacies I : the dynamics of engagement and retreat -- Ambivalent legacies II : gender, class, nature and religion -- Of hoes and huckleberries : a note on method
Subject United States -- Religious life and customs
Country life -- Religious aspects
Nature -- Religious aspects
Spirituality -- United States
Country life -- United States
Nature and civilization -- United States