Bridging the Nature/Culture Divide: Interpreting the Environmental History of the War

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Civil War Institute


This roundtable explored the role that environmental history, more specifically the branch that overlaps the interdisciplinary field of cultural landscape studies, in providing context for expanding interpretation.


This session was part of the Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the 150th conference, which was jointly sponsored by the Civil War Institute, the Gettysburg Foundation, and Gettysburg National Military Park and held at Gettysburg College from March 14-16, 2013. The conference drew approximately 450 attendees from all walks of the historical profession, as well as members of the general public.

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