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Tue, 02/19/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 7:00pm

 

The model for planning and preservation of our environment may be found not in wilderness or parkland but in cemeteries from the 19th century.  In his new book, Arcadian America, Dr. Aaron Sachs, associate professor of history and American studies at Cornell University, looks back and within to tell about landscape and mortality from both his personal perspective and through the writing and actions of some of the major figures in our history.