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Wastelanding : legacies of uranium mining in Navajo country

Author: Traci Brynne Voyles
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wastelanding "tells the history of the uranium industry on Navajo land in the U.S. Southwest, asking why certain landscapes and the peoples who inhabit them come to be targeted for disproportionate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Traci Brynne Voyles
ISBN: 9781452944487 1452944482 9780816692644 0816692645 9780816692675 081669267X
OCLC Number: 995334032
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: ContentsPreface: In Search of TreasureIntroduction: Sacrificial Land1. Empty Except for Indians: Early Impressions of Navajo Rangeland2. Prospecting for Magic Ore in America's New Frontier3. Cowboys and Indians in Navajo Country4. Hot Spots: Justice, Power, and Gender in the Radioactive Present5. Monsters and Mountains: Competing Geographies of Uranium6. The Big Hurt: Boom and Bust on Contested GroundConclusion. Zombie Mines: The Future of Uranium and Native SovereigntyAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Responsibility: Traci Brynne Voyles.

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