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The Resource A sense of the American West : an anthology of environmental history, edited by James E. Sherow

A sense of the American West : an anthology of environmental history, edited by James E. Sherow

Label
A sense of the American West : an anthology of environmental history
Title
A sense of the American West
Title remainder
an anthology of environmental history
Statement of responsibility
edited by James E. Sherow
Title variation
Environmental history anthology
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.7/0978
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
GE155.W47
LC item number
S46 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Historians of the frontier and American West
Label
A sense of the American West : an anthology of environmental history, edited by James E. Sherow
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published in cooperation with the University of New Mexico Center for the American West
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: an evening on Konza prairie -- Spirit of place and the value of nature in the American west / Dan Flores -- Environmental change in colonial New Mexico / Robert MacCameron -- Bison ecology and bison diplomacy: the southern plains from 1800-1850 / Dan Flores -- Workings of the geodialectic: high plains Indians and their horses in the region of the Arkansas River valley, 1800-1870 / James E. Sherow -- Emerging desert landscape in Tucson / E. Gregory McPherson and Renee A. Haip -- Reclaiming the Arid west: the role of the Northern Pacific Railway in irrigating Kennewick, Washington / Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted -- Wildlife, science, and the national parks, 1920-1940 / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Manipulating nature's paradise: national park management under Stephen T. Mather, 1916-1929 / Richard West Sellars -- Battle for wilderness: Echo Park dam and the birth of the modern wilderness movement / Mark W.T. Harvey -- "We can wait. We should wait.": Eugene's nuclear power controversy, 1968-1970 / Daniel Pope -- The cWmmunity value of water: implications for the rural poor in the southwest / F. Lee Brown and Helen M. Ingram -- Mexican american women grassroots community activists: "Mothers of east Los Angeles" / Mary Pardo -- The drought of 1988, the global warming experiment and its challenge to irrigation in the old dust bowl region / John Opie.D
Control code
39291406
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 308 p.
Isbn
9780826319135
Lccn
98008387
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased 1999. Paperbound.
Label
A sense of the American West : an anthology of environmental history, edited by James E. Sherow
Publication
Note
Published in cooperation with the University of New Mexico Center for the American West
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: an evening on Konza prairie -- Spirit of place and the value of nature in the American west / Dan Flores -- Environmental change in colonial New Mexico / Robert MacCameron -- Bison ecology and bison diplomacy: the southern plains from 1800-1850 / Dan Flores -- Workings of the geodialectic: high plains Indians and their horses in the region of the Arkansas River valley, 1800-1870 / James E. Sherow -- Emerging desert landscape in Tucson / E. Gregory McPherson and Renee A. Haip -- Reclaiming the Arid west: the role of the Northern Pacific Railway in irrigating Kennewick, Washington / Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted -- Wildlife, science, and the national parks, 1920-1940 / Thomas R. Dunlap -- Manipulating nature's paradise: national park management under Stephen T. Mather, 1916-1929 / Richard West Sellars -- Battle for wilderness: Echo Park dam and the birth of the modern wilderness movement / Mark W.T. Harvey -- "We can wait. We should wait.": Eugene's nuclear power controversy, 1968-1970 / Daniel Pope -- The cWmmunity value of water: implications for the rural poor in the southwest / F. Lee Brown and Helen M. Ingram -- Mexican american women grassroots community activists: "Mothers of east Los Angeles" / Mary Pardo -- The drought of 1988, the global warming experiment and its challenge to irrigation in the old dust bowl region / John Opie.D
Control code
39291406
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 308 p.
Isbn
9780826319135
Lccn
98008387
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased 1999. Paperbound.

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