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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

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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