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- Indeed, it is the woodcraft literature's preoccupation with the frontier, masculinity, and modernity that all suggest a key place for woodcraft in the heritage of American wilderness thought.
- Proficiency in woodcraft required an intimate, hands-on knowledge of the woods.
- For Leopold, in particular, wilderness recreation, in the tradition of woodcraft, promised to foster a self-sufficient, intimate knowledge of nature.
- The scout unit has been taking part in preparations for the skills and cooking drill and woodcraft.
- In the libertarian realm of the wilderness, indeed, where skill in woodcraft and hunting determined one's rank rather than birth or wealth, the social authority of hunter and guide could be reversed.
- Gyric heard and remembered everything; his knowledge of woodcraft was very great.
- No longer did a working knowledge of nature anchor the wilderness recreation experience-the new literature aimed to replace woodcraft, which it dismissed as ‘old-style’ camping.
- Lighting a stove or pitching a storm-worthy tent required new skills, but these skills did not promote the same hands-on knowledge of nature celebrated in the woodcraft handbooks or the early Boy Scout manuals.
- As a field slave, she mastered the secrets of woodcraft and navigation - skills that ensured her success as a conductor for the Underground Railroad.
- Let's forget all the woodcraft, sneaking like an Indian (sorry, Native American) through the undergrowth without leaving a mark or making a sound.
- That's too bad, because, unlike some of the other mythic heroes of the American West, Kit actually possessed the attributes and virtues of a hero: strength, skill in woodcraft, courage, daring, and modesty.
- The new hiking guides not only abandoned the skills of woodcraft, they also abandoned its masculine rhetoric, supplanting it with language and metaphors that appealed to women and men alike.
- Although the War Department believed hunting could help increase knowledge of geography and improve woodcraft and marksmanship, its principal benefits to the enlisted men were more prosaic.
- Among early-twentieth-century outdoor recreationists, the rhetoric of woodcraft most closely figures the place of recreation in the early wilderness movement.
- These debates laid the groundwork for the rise of a minimal-impact camping ethic in the 1970s that would displace woodcraft as the dominant wilderness recreation ethic.
- The transition from the heavy-handed practices of woodcraft to the light-handed techniques of Leave No Trace can be read as a logical response to the tremendous growth in wilderness recreation during the twentieth century.
- They had to know woodcraft and the types of forage to use.
- In this way, the anti-modern currents running through woodcraft served as a precursor to the broad critique of modernity that inspired the interwar years wilderness movement.
- Massaquoit's special knowledge of Indian culture and local woodcraft are crucial to solving the three mysteries.
- Scout councils soon started establishing camps in the Adirondacks where their members could practice their woodcraft and camping skills.
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