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The Resource Grass : in search of human habitat, Joe C. Truett ; foreword by Harry W. Greene

Grass : in search of human habitat, Joe C. Truett ; foreword by Harry W. Greene

Label
Grass : in search of human habitat
Title
Grass
Title remainder
in search of human habitat
Statement of responsibility
Joe C. Truett ; foreword by Harry W. Greene
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Part autobiography, part philosophical rumination, this evocative conservation odyssey explores the deep affinities between humans and our original habitat: grasslands. In a richly drawn, anecdotally driven narrative, Joe C. Truett, a grasslands ecologist who writes with a flair for language, traces the evolutionary, historical, and cultural forces that have reshaped North American rangelands over the past two centuries. He introduces an intriguing cast of characters-wildlife and grasslands biologists, archaeologists, ranchers, and petroleum geologists-to illuminate a wide range of related top
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Truett, Joe C.
Dewey number
578.740978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.5.P7
LC item number
T78 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Organisms and environments
Series volume
11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grassland ecology
  • Grasslands
  • Grasses
  • SCIENCE
  • NATURE
  • Grasses
  • Grassland ecology
  • Grasslands
Label
Grass : in search of human habitat, Joe C. Truett ; foreword by Harry W. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Promethean Legacy -- 2. Out of the Forest -- 3. Science and Faith -- 4. Playing God -- 5. Pleasing to the Eye -- 6. Where the Short Grass Grows -- 7. Turf -- 8. Grass and Grazers: An Ecological Primer -- 9. Bison Plains and Prairie Dogs -- 10. Taming of the West -- 11. Production Science Comes to the Range -- 12. The Last Pariah -- 13. The Trouble with Livestock -- 14. Subsidizing John Wayne -- 15. Collateral Damage -- 16. Cowboy -- 17. Resurrection -- 18. Pleistocene Park -- 19. Diversity -- 20. Long Road Home
Control code
559016244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944527
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612361098
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 236109
  • 22573/cttt25x4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559016244
Label
Grass : in search of human habitat, Joe C. Truett ; foreword by Harry W. Greene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Promethean Legacy -- 2. Out of the Forest -- 3. Science and Faith -- 4. Playing God -- 5. Pleasing to the Eye -- 6. Where the Short Grass Grows -- 7. Turf -- 8. Grass and Grazers: An Ecological Primer -- 9. Bison Plains and Prairie Dogs -- 10. Taming of the West -- 11. Production Science Comes to the Range -- 12. The Last Pariah -- 13. The Trouble with Livestock -- 14. Subsidizing John Wayne -- 15. Collateral Damage -- 16. Cowboy -- 17. Resurrection -- 18. Pleistocene Park -- 19. Diversity -- 20. Long Road Home
Control code
559016244
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520944527
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612361098
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 236109
  • 22573/cttt25x4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)559016244

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