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Ben A. Minteer

Ben A. Minteer is associate research scientist in environmental policy, and adjunct assistant professor of environmental affairs at Columbia University.
Reconstructing Conservation

Reconstructing Conservation

Finding Common Ground

In the 1990s, influenced by the deconstructionist movement in literary theory and trends toward revisionist history, a cadre of academics and historians led by William Cronon began raising provocative questions about ideas of wilderness and the...