Phoebe S. K. Young will speak about and sign her new book, Camping Grounds: Public Nature in American Life from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement, on Thursday, September 30th at 6:30pm at Boulder Book Store. Tickets to attend are $5 (plus a small processing fee) and are available on Eventbrite HERE or by clicking the button below.
About the Book:
Why do some Americans find pleasure in sleeping outside, particularly when so many others, past and present, have had to do so for reasons other than recreation? A closer look at the history of camping since the Civil War reveals a deeper significance of this American tradition and its links to core beliefs about nature and national belonging.
Camping Grounds rediscovers unexpected and interwoven histories of sleeping outside. These entwined stories show how Americans camp to claim a place in the American republic and why the outdoors is critical to how we relate to nature, the nation, and each other.
IMPORTANT TICKETING AND EVENT INFORMATION
*Tickets are $5 (plus a small processing fee)
*A coupon good for $5 off a copy of Camping Grounds, or a purchase on the day of the event is included with your ticket. You will receive this coupon at the event.
*COVID-19 measures: Admission to this event will be limited, and masks are required for all attendees.
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