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Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Hidden Wars of the American West

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-A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book.---Larry McMurtry In 1851, a war began in what would become Yosemite National Park, a war against the indigenous inhabitants. A century later-in 1951-and a hundred and fifty miles away, another war began when the U.S. government started setting off nuclear bombs at the Nevada Test Site. It was called a nuclear testing program, but functioned as a war against the land and people of the Great Basin. In this foundational book of landscape theory and environmental thinking, Rebecca ...

Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Hidden Wars of the American West 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520282285

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