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Public lands and political meaning : ranchers, the government, and the property between them

Author: Karen R Merrill
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reconstructing the increasingly contested interpretations of the meaning of public land administration, this book traces the history of the political dynamics between ranchers and federal land agencies.
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Merrill, Karen R.
Public lands and political meaning.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001003100
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen R Merrill
ISBN: 0520228626 9780520228627 9780520926882 0520926889 0585419779 9780585419770 1597348384 9781597348386
OCLC Number: 928475247
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 274 p.) : ill., map
Contents: Policing and policy-making on the range --
The properties of the home-builder --
The lessons of the market --
The sovereignty of the state, or the states? --
The Taylor Grazing Act and the "Vast National Estate" --
Property rights and political meaning.
Responsibility: Karen R. Merrill.

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The history of the American West is a history of struggles over land, and none has inspired so much passion and misunderstanding as the conflict between ranchers and the federal government over  Read more...

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