Mary C. Wilson

About Mary C. Wilson’s Thesis Project

Mary C. Wilson

Land Mark: The Form of History

The following essay is a preamble or introduction to the general terms and issues covered in the final thesis. The aim of this project is to prompt a reconsideration of humanity’s relationship to nature through an examination of the immediate environment. By tracing the migration of an ancient genus of conifers, the Araucaria bidwillii, I hope to show that even so-called “cultural relics” inform the ways in which humans understand and thereby interact with their environment.

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