In Bears Ears: Landscape of Refuge and Resistance, historian Andrew Gulliford examines connections between the distant past and contemporary issues associated with a national monument that is increasingly embroiled in a complex web of sociopolitical and environmental entanglements. By working at the intersection of deep time and present issues, Gulliford provides a sweeping chronological narrative that covers thousands of years of human history in the Bears Ears country. Refuge, resistance, and their shifting meanings thematically drive Gulliford's work. The monograph's extensive source base includes archeological data, Native American oral traditions, archival materials such as documentary sources and photographs, and secondary sources spanning a wide range of fields and disciplines. Gulliford's work draws from approaches in environmental history, historical linguistics, landscape memory, ethnohistory, and literature studies. In addition, it includes Gulliford's recurring personal memoir, which draws from decades-long experiences throughout the region as a hiking historian, part-time Bluff resident, and...

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