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The rape of the Great Plains

Northwestern America, cattle and coal

by K. Ross Toole

  • 190 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana,
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Montana,
    • Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects -- Montana,
    • Environmental protection -- Montana,
    • Montana -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementK. Ross Toole.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD195.S75 T66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5206140M
      ISBN 100316849901
      LC Control Number75031927
      OCLC/WorldCa1733653

      The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is a broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, located in the interior of North lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada.. It encompasses: The entirety of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Ian Frazier is a skillful writer of non fiction. I would compare this book to John McPhee's Coming Into the Country. Frazier traveled s miles across the Great Plains states that is from the Dakotas to Texas. He has tried (successfully) to distill the essence of the Great Plains in this regrettably short book.

      Books Our Botanists Use Great Plains. Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains. Gary E. Larson. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM Flora of North America North of Mexico [online]. Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. +. 16+ vols. New York and Oxford. Native American Culture - Great Plains Region Tribes FLIP Book! Your students will love making this FLIP that book covers homes, clothing, food, tools, daily life, history and geography of the Great Plains tribes. This flip book is simple to color, cut and paste together. All directions are included.

      A new nonfiction book by Larkin Powell takes readers on an exploration through the diversity of bird life across the Great Plains. Published by the University of Nebraska Press, “Great Plains Birds” includes details on the history, geography and geology of the plains alongside avian that inhabit the region. Get this from a library! The Indians of the Great Plains. [Norman Bancroft-Hunt; Werner Forman] -- Describes the way the plains Indians lived, their medicines and .


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The Great Plains is a vast expanse of grasslands stretching from the Rocky Mountains to the Missouri River. Best books that take place in the United States Great Plains region (Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains has been an excellent source to identify plants in my yard. Not only is there a description of plant parts and plant families at the beginning of the book, but for all plants there are extensive explanations about name, growth form, life span, origin, flowering dates, reproduction, a description of the various parts of the plant as well as where it can be 4/5(1).

National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more t miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains.

A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by /5(9). National Bestseller. With his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more t miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains.A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by Reviews: These are some of the things that catch Merrill Gilfillan?s eye and ear in this radiant collection of essays.

ø Written with a poetic economy that often attains grandeur, Magpie Rising is an exhilarating tour of the Great Plains?its geography, wildlife, history, mythology, and food, its vast spaces and weirdly synchronous time.

Provides distributional information at the county level for vascular plants growing in the Great Plains, including all of Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota; and portions of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas panhandle, Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri.

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Natives of a Dry Place: Stories of Dakota Before the Oil Boom By Richard Edwards. Contrasting values of resoluteness, devotion to community, and modesty with the trials of the modern oil-boom community, author Richard Edwards examines the old town's virtues through the stories of those who built and sustained a community on the dry, open plains in the 20th Century.

Walter Prescott Webb’s The Great Plains takes a topical approach and study of the effect that the Great Plains had on those who attempted to settle it. The thesis of the book is to show how, “the Great Plains have bent and molded Anglo-American life, have destroyed traditions, and have influenced institutions in a most singular manner” (8)/5(20).

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Small-grain equip-ment can be used to plant and harvest canola. According to canola growers in the region, yields of winter wheat following canola have shown a 10 to 20 percent increase.

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The dominant vegetation is grass—both the native species that have long thrived here and the cultivated crops such as corn, wheat, and sorghum that.Though the book points to many of America’s shortcomings, Great Plains Bison deftly exposes a country with an exasperatingly poor relationship with environmentalism.

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