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The Resource Savage Dreams : a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West

Savage Dreams : a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West

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Savage Dreams : a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West
Title
Savage Dreams
Title remainder
a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book.""--Larry McMurtryIn 1851, a war began in what would become Yosemite National Park, a war against the indigenous inhabitants. A century later-in 1951-and a hundred and fifty miles away, another war began when the U.S. government started setting off nuclear bombs at the Nevada Test Site. It was called a nuclear testing program, but functioned as a war against the land and people of the Great Basin. In this foundational book of landscape theory and environmental thinking, Rebecca Solnit explores our national Eden and Armageddon and offers a pathbreaking histor
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solnit, Rebecca
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • Landscapes
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Indians of North America
  • HISTORY
  • NATURE
  • Indians of North America
  • Landscapes
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Travel
  • California
  • Nevada
  • United States, West
  • Umweltschaden
  • Indianerkriege
  • Indianerpolitik
  • Kernwaffentest
  • Landschaft
Label
Savage Dreams : a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition; Acknowledgments; DUST, OR ERASING THE FUTURE: THE NEVADA TEST SITE; From Hell to Breakfast; Like Moths to a Candle; April Fool's Day; Trees; Lise Meitner's Walking Shoes; Golden Hours and Iron County; Ruby Valley and the Ranch; The War; Keeping Pace with the Tortoise; WATER, OR FORGETTING THE PAST: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK; The Rainbow; Spectators; Framing the View; Vanishing (Remaining); Fire in the Garden; The Name of the Snake; Up the River of Mercy; Savage's Grave; Full Circle; Afterword; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H
  • IJ; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn876343009
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520957923
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 924fe0d8-0d52-4215-b832-606435f1fd03
  • 22573/ctt62bjdv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876343009
Label
Savage Dreams : a Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 390-403) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface to the Twentieth Anniversary Edition; Acknowledgments; DUST, OR ERASING THE FUTURE: THE NEVADA TEST SITE; From Hell to Breakfast; Like Moths to a Candle; April Fool's Day; Trees; Lise Meitner's Walking Shoes; Golden Hours and Iron County; Ruby Valley and the Ranch; The War; Keeping Pace with the Tortoise; WATER, OR FORGETTING THE PAST: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK; The Rainbow; Spectators; Framing the View; Vanishing (Remaining); Fire in the Garden; The Name of the Snake; Up the River of Mercy; Savage's Grave; Full Circle; Afterword; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H
  • IJ; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn876343009
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520957923
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 924fe0d8-0d52-4215-b832-606435f1fd03
  • 22573/ctt62bjdv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876343009

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