This unique survey of the environmental history of the grasslands in the United States explores the ecological, social, and economic networks enmeshing humans in this biome over the last 10,000 years.
* 44 pages of original documents such as the Homestead Act (1862) and the Taylor Grazing Act (1934), Yellow Wolf's concerns with the disappearance of bison (1847), testimony of Kiowas as they sought to protect their reservation, to excerpts from Ron Arnold, one of the main advocates of the Wise Use Movement
* Each chapter and case study comes complete with corresponding illustrations, maps, charts, or tables
Number of pages: 389
Weight: 975 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 30 mm
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