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Life in America: the Great Plains.

Walter Havighurst

Life in America: the Great Plains.

by Walter Havighurst

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Published by Fideler Co. in Grand Rapids .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains.,
  • Great Plains
    • Subjects:
    • Great Plains.,
    • Great Plains -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPicture maps by Charles P. Vanderwoud.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesLife in America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF591 .H3 1960
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5797536M
      LC Control Number60009961
      OCLC/WorldCa1710138

      Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Award. America’s Great Plains once possessed one of the grandest wildlife spectacles of the world, equaled only by such places as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara, or the veld of South Africa.   Winner of the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize America's Great Plains once possessed one of the grandest wildlife spectacles of the world, equaled only by such places as the Serengeti, the Masai Mara, or the veld of South Africa. Pronghorn antelope, gray wolves, Brand: Tantor Media, Inc.

        Laugh at funny kids jokes, including more Airplane jokes, School jokes at Laugh at 4,+ Funny Jokes for Kids/5(13). On the Great Plains, population loss has been a fact of life for a century; today, the population density of most rural counties in the Plains satisfies the criterion—less than two people per.

      Forty carefully researched, accurately rendered line drawings — ready to be colored — depict the traditional costume and culture of the Plains Indians, including the Apache, Pawnee, Crow, Blackfoot, Cree, and many others as they actually existed from the midth through the early 20th centuries. Full captions. Introduction. 4 illustrations in color on covers.   "Anyone interested in the history of the West will enjoy this latest book by Jeff Barnes. He carefully examines the accounts of William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody's life--some true, some fictional, and others in between--and places them within the context of the Great Plains, and America as a whole, guiding readers to sites associated with Buffalo Bill and the momentous times in which he lived.


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