Cronon, William, “The Trouble with Wilderness or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature”, Uncommon Ground: Toward Reinventing Nature ed. William Cronon, (W.W. Norton 1995)

In virtually all of its manifestations, wilderness represents a flight from history. Seen as the original garden, it is a place outside of time, from which human beings had to be ejected before the fallen world of history could properly begin.

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