Assignment #1.docx - Do you see a clash in the main arguments between the pieces by Denevan and GómezPompa Kaus Why or why not After reading all over

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Do you see a clash in the main arguments between the pieces by Denevan and Gómez- Pompa & Kaus? Why or why not? After reading all over the both articles, Denevan’s article tries to convey us a perspective that the true observations towards the wildness of Americas were coming from a later time. In other words, these real findings were made by modern people. Like he describes that “most of our eyewitness descriptions of wilderness and empty lands come from a later time, particularly 1750-1850 when interior lands began to be explored and occupied lands began to be explored and occupied by Europeans.” (Denevan, 2016) In contrast, on the first page of
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  • Fall '19
  • Wilderness, Natural environment, Conservation movement, Permaforestry, Denevan

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