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2019 NCSS/NCGE/TCSS Conference | Sessions | 2019

Unbordering North America: Constructing National Parks with Canada and Mexico

Fri Nov 22 2:05 pm to 3:00 pm
Room: 
Ballroom F, Level 4
SessionType: 
Community Scholar Session
Subject: 
Global Studies

Sponsored by the NCSS Canada Community.

Establishing boundaries has been arbitrary. U.S./Canada and U.S./Mexico collaborated to create national/International parks. Examining four trans-boundary parks will show North America’s evolution of ideas about wilderness and permeable, changing boundaries.

Presenters: 
Neel Baumgardner is a lecturer in the Department of History at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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