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The Western paradox : a conservation reader

Author: Bernard De Voto; Douglas Brinkley; Patricia Nelson Limerick
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Series: Yale Western Americana series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard De Voto; Douglas Brinkley; Patricia Nelson Limerick
ISBN: 0300084226 9780300084221 0300084234 9780300084238
OCLC Number: 45420211
Description: xxx, 552 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Select Harper's conservation essays: The West: a plundered province --
The Anxious West --
The West against itself --
Sacred cows and public lands --
Statesmen on the ;am --
Two-gun Desmond is back --
Billion dollar jackpot --
The sturdy corporate homesteader --
Heading for the last roundup --
Conservation: down and on the way out --
Western paradox: --
Chapter 1. To the traveler's eye --
Chapter 2. Damnedest country under the sun --
Chapter 3. Emptiness can affect the unwary --
Chapter 4. Unregarded inheritance from the frontier --
Chapter 5. The eighth city of Cibola --
Chapter 6. A certain mentality --
Chapter 7. Nemesis --
Epilogue / Mark DeVoto.
Series Title: Yale Western Americana series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Bernard DeVoto ; edited by Douglas Brinkley and Patricia Nelson Limerick ; with a foreword by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
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