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On the Great Plains : agriculture and environment

Author: Geoff Cunfer
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M Univ. Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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The history of Euro-American farmers on the Great Plains has been a story of either agricultural triumph or ecological failure. Geoff Cunfer poses an alternative scenario: that people were not the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Cunfer
ISBN: 1585444006 9781585444007 1585444014 9781585444014
OCLC Number: 231997529
Description: XII, 292 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: The history of Euro-American farmers on the Great Plains is a story of either agricultural triumph or ecological failure. Geoff Cunfer taps historical agricultural census data paired with GIS mapping to illuminate land use over 130 years. to reassess the interaction between farmers and nature in the Great Plains agricultural landscape.
Responsibility: Geoff Cunfer.
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". . . will make an important contribution to environmental studies of the Great Plains, and more generally it should make a splash among environmental historians of the United States."--Elliott Read more...

 
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