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Savage Dreams: A Journey into the Landscape Wars of the American West / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Behind the scenic beauty of the American West is a bloody history of conquest, conflict, and exploitation. Part travelogue, part history, and part literary meditation on the landscape, this book describes in convincing detail how this violent heritage has left the region with many unresolved problems and much ongoing suffering.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||First Edition, With a new afterword|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents
DUST, OR ERASING THE FUTURE: THE NEVADA TEST SITE
From Hell to Breakfast
Like Moths to a Candle
April Fool's Day
Lise Meitner's Walking Shoes
Golden Hours and Iron County
Ruby Valley and the Ranch
Keeping Pace with the Tortoise
WATER, OR FORGETTING THE PAST: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
Framing the View
Fire in the Garden
The Name of the Snake
Up the River of Mercy