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4 April 2017

Trace, by Lauret Savoy

I just discovered a 2015 book that explores the relation between the American landscape to the history of its people, indigenous, enslaved, and enslaver. The author, Lauret Savoy, is a professor at Mount Holyoke College, where she teaches in the department of environmental studies. In the book, Savoy explores the combined history of place and race in several settings across the United States. She begins at the Grand Canyon, but …


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