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Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo country

Author: Marsha L Weisiger; William Cronon
Publisher: Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk ed. 2011View all editions and formats
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How the misguided policy of reducing livestock on the Navajo reservation in the 1930s is still felt today by the people and the land

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marsha L Weisiger; William Cronon
ISBN: 9780295991412 0295991410
OCLC Number: 780487342
Description: xxvi, 391 p. : ill
Contents: Counting sheep --
Range wars --
With our sheep we were created --
A woman's place --
Herding sheep --
Hoofed locusts --
Mourning livestock --
Drawing lines on a map --
Making memories.
Responsibility: Marsha Weisiger ; foreword by William Cronon.

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A nuanced analysis of archival documents, extant historiography, and cultural memory. . . . This is a first-rate history by one of our premier western and environmental historians. -- Jeffrey P. Read more...

 
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