The Resource Under western skies : nature and history in the American West, Donald Worster

Under western skies : nature and history in the American West, Donald Worster

Label
Under western skies : nature and history in the American West
Title
Under western skies
Title remainder
nature and history in the American West
Statement of responsibility
Donald Worster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MNV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Worster, Donald
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.W875 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Human ecology
  • Human geography
Label
Under western skies : nature and history in the American West, Donald Worster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in 1992 by Oxford University Press."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-279) and index
Contents
Beyond the agrarian myth -- New west, true west -- Cowboy ecology -- Hydraulic society in California -- Hoover Dam: a study in domination -- Freedom and want: the western paradox -- Grassland follies: agricultural capitalism on the Plains -- The Black Hills: sacred or profane? -- Alaska: the underworld erupts -- Grounds for identity -- A country without secrets
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 292 p.
Isbn
9780195086713
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
  • Main, cop. [1].
  • Western History Coll., cop. 2, Gift of David M. Wrobel, Dean, OU College of Arts and Sciences, David L. Boren Professor, Merrick Chair of Western American History.
System control number
  • 4188267-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4188267
  • (Sirsi) o29824996
  • (OCoLC)29824996
Label
Under western skies : nature and history in the American West, Donald Worster
Publication
Note
"First published in 1992 by Oxford University Press."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-279) and index
Contents
Beyond the agrarian myth -- New west, true west -- Cowboy ecology -- Hydraulic society in California -- Hoover Dam: a study in domination -- Freedom and want: the western paradox -- Grassland follies: agricultural capitalism on the Plains -- The Black Hills: sacred or profane? -- Alaska: the underworld erupts -- Grounds for identity -- A country without secrets
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 292 p.
Isbn
9780195086713
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
  • Main, cop. [1].
  • Western History Coll., cop. 2, Gift of David M. Wrobel, Dean, OU College of Arts and Sciences, David L. Boren Professor, Merrick Chair of Western American History.
System control number
  • 4188267-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4188267
  • (Sirsi) o29824996
  • (OCoLC)29824996

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