Finding a Sense of Place

Reinhardt, Bob H.
December 2013
Perspectives on History;Dec2013, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p31
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of designing and teaching two iterations of a course called "An Environmental History of Zena" at Willametre University in Salem, Oregon.


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