Great Plains : America's lingering wild (eBook, 2019) []
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Great Plains : America's lingering wild

Great Plains : America's lingering wild

Author: Michael Forsberg; Dan O'Brien; David J Wishart
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2019. ©2009
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The Great Plains were once among the greatest grasslands on the planet. But as the United States and Canada grew westward, the Plains were plowed up, fenced in, overgrazed, and otherwise degraded.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Forsberg; Dan O'Brien; David J Wishart
ISBN: 9780226681672 022668167X
OCLC Number: 1103975003
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Nature) 2009
Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Mid-West Nonfiction) 2010
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents: <Div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-7' class='sequence-1'>Contents <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-9' class='sequence-2'>Foreword --
Ted Kooser <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-11' class='sequence-3'>The Roots of Hope --
Michael Forsberg <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-17' class='sequence-4'>Me and Mike --
Dan O'Brien <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-25' class='sequence-5'>Introduction --
Settling an Unsettled Land <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-43' class='sequence-6'>The Northern Plains --
Ocean of Grass <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-59' class='sequence-7'>Life Among Potholes <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-69' class='sequence-8'>Water <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-85' class='sequence-9'>Field Journal: Black-footed Ferrets <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-99' class='sequence-10'>Wind <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-127' class='sequence-11'>The Southern Plains --
Next Year Country <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-135' class='sequence-12'>Field Journal: Blue Creek <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-153' class='sequence-13'>Lion <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-177' class='sequence-14'>The Ocean Below the Grass <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-186' class='sequence-15'>Field Journal: Lesser Prairie-chickens <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-197' class='sequence-16'>Tallgrass Prairies --
Tallgrass Remains <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-207' class='sequence-17'>Field Journal: Illinois Creek <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-227' class='sequence-18'>Buffalo in the Tallgrass <div class='ch-level-2' class='start-page-241' class='sequence-19'>Cemetery <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-253' class='sequence-20'>Inheriting the Land <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-256' class='sequence-21'>Photographer's Notes <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-257' class='sequence-22'>Acknowledgments <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-258' class='sequence-23'>Resources <div class='ch-level-1' class='start-page-259' class='sequence-24'>Index.
Responsibility: Michael Forsberg ; with Ted Kooser, foreword ; Dan O'Brien, essays ; Michael Forsberg, field journals ; David Wishart, chapter introductions.


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"The Great Plains of America are not for sissies, but those who respond to their haunting beauty will not be driven off. The photographer Michael Forsberg and three of his writing friends show why. Read more...

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