The History, Biology, Politics, and Promise of the American Prairie

Book - 1995
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Traces the past and future of the Western and Midwestern grasslands, tracking the first herd of buffalo restored to the land, the efforts of biologists to restore native grasses, and the history of human migration across the prairie. 10,000 first printing.

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The author, an award-winning journalist and nature writer, looks at the grasslands of the American West and Midwest, tracing the region from pre-history to the present. He discusses attempts to control the land and efforts to restore native grasses and wild herds of buffalo, and visits Ted Turner's progressive and controversial Montana ranch. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 1995
ISBN: 9780670853427
Characteristics: x, 306 p. : map ; 24 cm


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