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Smokey the ‘Praying’ Bear: Changing Cultural Attitudes Towards Nature in America During the Postwar Era, 1948 - 1958
Smokey Bear is one of America’s most beloved icons. Today, only the image of Santa Clause is more widely recognized. He is featured in all forms of media, and his fire prevention message, “Only You Can Prevent Forest ...
Constructing Comanche: Imperialism, Print Culture, and the Creation of the Most Dangerous Indian in Antebellum America
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
Anglo-American print sources during the antebellum era framed the Comanche as “the most powerful” or “the most dreaded” Indian whom settlers encountered on the frontier. This research examines the pivotal role that ...