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Published: 05 June 2008

640 Pages | 50 photos

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195142051

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The American West at Risk

Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery

Howard G. Wilshire, Jane E. Nielson, and Richard W. Hazlett

  • Offers an integrated view of the relationship between human impacts and natural processes affecting life-support systems
  • Written in accessible language for non-scientists
  • Documents the west's real history, showing how "winning the west" myths have promoted severe environmental destruction
  • Provides extensive notes and references for students and those wishing to dig deeper into the subject

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