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Speaking through the aspens : Basque tree carvings in Nevada and California

Author: J Mallea-Olaetxe
Publisher: Reno : Univ of Nevada Press, 2008, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Nevada paperback edView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the content of thousands of arboglphs in the mountains of Nevada and California.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Mallea-Olaetxe
ISBN: 9780874177626 0874177626
OCLC Number: 233936651
Description: xiv, 237 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: A forest of names : Peavine Mountain and Copper Basin --
Culture in the carvings : Euskara, homeland, politics, and English --
Sheepherding according to the sheepherders --
Life without women --
Artists, sheep camps, and bread ovens --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: J. Mallea-Olaetxe.

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Hikers in the mountains of the Far West have long known about mysterious carvings found on aspen trees but few have researched their intent or significance. This title analyzes the content of  Read more...

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"J. Mallea-Olaetxe has produced an encyclopedic work on the carvings, answering many questions about the Basque people in the mountain west." - James Snyder, historian, National Park Service Read more...

 
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