On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 / Edition 1

On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 / Edition 1

by Hal K. Rothman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803289669

ISBN-13: 9780803289666

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press


New Mexico’s Pajarito Plateau encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the atomic city of Los Alamos. On Rims and Ridges throws into stark relief what happens when native cultures and Euro-American commercial interests interact in such a remote area with limited resources. The demands of citizens and institutions have created a form of

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New Mexico’s Pajarito Plateau encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the atomic city of Los Alamos. On Rims and Ridges throws into stark relief what happens when native cultures and Euro-American commercial interests interact in such a remote area with limited resources. The demands of citizens and institutions have created a form of environmental gridlock more often associated with Manhattan Island than with the semiurban West, writes Hal K. Rothman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803289666
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.87(d)

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