Manufacturing National Park Nature

Manufacturing National Park Nature

Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper

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National parks occupy a prominent place in the Canadian imagination,yet we are only beginning to understand how their visual representationhas shaped and continues to inform our perceptions of ecological issuesand the natural world. J. Keri Cronin draws on historical and modernpostcards, advertisements, and other images of Jasper National Park totrace how various groups and the tourism industry have used photographyto divorce the park from real environmental threats and instead packageit as a series of breathtaking vistas and adorable-looking animals.Manufacturing National Park Nature demonstrates that popularforms of picturing nature can have ecological implications that extendfar beyond the frame of the image.

Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780774819077
9780774819084
Branch Call Number: 971.2332 CRO
Characteristics: xxiv, 201 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,24 cm.

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