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  • A HARVEST YET TO REAP: A History of Prairie Women. by Rasmussen, Linda; Rasmussen, Lorna; Savage, Candace and Wheeler, Anne.
    Rasmussen, Linda; Rasmussen, Lorna; Savage, Candace and Wheeler, Anne.
    A HARVEST YET TO REAP: A History of Prairie Women.

    Edition: First US printing, a trade paperback.

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (1976.). First edition - A history of women on the Canadian prairies with documenting photos on almost every page. Information reasearched and compiled by the four women shown above with an introductory essay by Candace Savage. 240 pages with timeline, bibliography, and index. ISBN: 0-8032-89073.

    Condition: Near fine. Large square format bound in durable coated paper covers.

    Book ID: 27766
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  • UNDER WESTERN SKIES: Nature and History in the American West. by Worster, Donald.
    Worster, Donald.
    UNDER WESTERN SKIES: Nature and History in the American West.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of 11 essays which exemplify the "new western history," which focuses on the environment, native peoples, and the concentration of power in the hands of a few. Foremost among these historians is Donald Worster. In Worster's writings, the western past Among the topics he looks at in this book are "the struggle by the Lakota to regain ownership of the Black Hills, examining the importance of the Black Hills in Indian religion and the way they have been mismanaged by the U.S. government. . . the cowboy in terms of the new ecology that arose from livestock ranching - the endless miles of fences, the…

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    New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of 11 essays which exemplify the "new western history," which focuses on the environment, native peoples, and the concentration of power in the hands of a few. Foremost among these historians is Donald Worster. In Worster's writings, the western past Among the topics he looks at in this book are "the struggle by the Lakota to regain ownership of the Black Hills, examining the importance of the Black Hills in Indian religion and the way they have been mismanaged by the U.S. government. . . the cowboy in terms of the new ecology that arose from livestock ranching - the endless miles of fences, the changes in the environment wrought by extensive grazing, certain species of animals almost wiped out because they were considered a danger to sheep and cattle. . . From the mining ghost towns of the Rockies to the uprooted farm families of the Dust Bowl, nature sometimes wins the struggle. Even the Hoover Dam, he reminds us, may one day be overcome by the patient Colorado River." SIGNED on the title page. Worster received the Bancroft Prize in American history in 1980. Notes, index. ix, 292 pp. ISBN: 0-195058208.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82234
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