Rediscovering the Great Plains: Journeys by Dog, Canoe, & Horse

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The North American Plains are one of the world's great landscapes. Today, the most intimate experience most of us have of the great grasslands is from behind the window of a car or train. It was not always so. In the earliest days, Plains Indians travelled on foot across the vastness, with only the fierce, wolf-like Plains dogs as companions. Later, with the arrival of the Europeans, horses and canoes appeared on the Plains. In this study, Norman Henderson, a scholar of the world's great temperate grasslands, revives these ...

Rediscovering the Great Plains: Journeys by Dog, Canoe, & Horse 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801866883

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