The Last Stand of the Tall Grass Prairie

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From the formation of this "sea of grass" to the present day threat facing this ecologically miraculous landscape, this history--and official PBS tie-in--interweaves the natural and human elements that made the grasslands what they are today. Through copious illustrations and sidebars taken from diaries, letters, folk tales, music, poetry, interviews, and other writings, follow the relationship between Americans and the "fruited plains": the Indians, first inhabitants; the European immigrants who plowed the land; the ...

The Last Stand of the Tall Grass Prairie 2001, MetroBooks (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781586631345

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