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Western technological landscapes

Author: Stephen Tchudi; Nevada Humanities Committee.
Publisher: Reno, Nev. : Nevada Humanities Committee, ©1998.
Series: Halcyon, v. 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work brings together humanities writers to explore the potential and peril of reshaping the land, using diverse technologies such as barbed wire, printing and the rail road to meet perceived and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western technological landscapes.
Reno, Nev. : Nevada Humanities Committee, ©1998
(OCoLC)606975635
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Tchudi; Nevada Humanities Committee.
ISBN: 1890591025 9781890591021
OCLC Number: 39145360
Description: xii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Confessions of a small-caliber vivsectionist / Eric Bateman --
How the west was wired / Susanne Bentley --
"The genius of civilization" : the material culture of print technology in the nineteenth-century American west / Jen A. Huntley-Smith --
Energy, conservation, and modernity : the failure to electrify railroads in the American west / James C. Williams --
All over the road with John McPhee / Brenda Vicondoa --
Dust to dust / Ann Ronald --
Coffee break / Joel Boardman --
Science, technology, and the consequences of water development for irrigation of the American west / J.C. Guitjens --
Water and power / Kevin Hearle --
Rangelands in the silver state / Paul T. Tueller --
Physical graffiti : mining legacies at American flat / Peter Goin and Elizabeth Raymond --
Ophir / Thimas Whitehead --
Remaking the wide-open town : Butte, Montana, at the end of the twentieth century / Brian Shovers --
Litany for a landscape / Ursula Carlson --
Singing cowboys on the moon : the exogeographic west / David Fenimore --
Cowboy manifesto / Erik Powell --
Western landscapes in Warner Bros. cartoons / Michael S. Green.
Series Title: Halcyon, v. 20.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Tchudi.

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