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Atlas of the great plains

Author: Stephen J Lavin; J Clark Archer; Fred M Shelley
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
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The Great Plains, stretching northward from Texas into Canada, is a region that has been understudied and overlooked. The Atlas of the Great Plains brings a new focus to North America's midcontinent.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Lavin; J Clark Archer; Fred M Shelley
ISBN: 9780803215368 0803215363
OCLC Number: 723317551
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Description: 1 v. : ill., maps. ; 28 cm.
Contents: List of MapsForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroductionUsing the AtlasReference Maps 1. Land and Environment Land and Water Climate2. History Native Americans Bison Exploring the Great Plains Military Forts and Trading Posts Railroads The Historic Sterling, Colorado, Area3. Population Population Density Ethnicity and Race Demographics Ancestry4. Rural Settlement and Agriculture Homesteading and Farms Livestock Crops5. Urban Settlement and Economy Urban Characteristics Employment Energy6. Politics and Government Selected U.S. Presidential Elections National Legislative Seats7. Recreation and Services Recreation Media and Communications Sports Medical Artists, Performers, and Writers8. Social Indicators Education Crime Religion Other Social IndicatorBibliography
Responsibility: Stephen J. Lavin, J. Clark Archer and Fred M. Shelley.


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"A useful reference volume."-Russell S. Kirby, Historical Geography -- Russell S. Kirby * Historical Geography * "The 300 maps here are more than enough to demonstrate the diversity present in North Read more...

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