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Bachelor of Arts
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Number of Pages
Components of Thesis
Chapter 1: Moving Back to the Land in the 21st Century
Chapter 2: The Social Imaginary & Its Historical Illustrations
Chapter 3: Dreams of Economic Independence & Self-‐Sufficiency
Chapter 4: The Moral Character of Farmers & Rural Communities
Chapter 5: Relationships with Nature & the Environment
Horstmeyer, Elizabeth Annie, "Going Back to the Land: An Analysis of the American Cultural Imaginary Pertaining to Farming, Rural Life, and Nature" (2016). Standard Theses. 97.
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