Princeton University Library Catalog

Bison and people on the North American Great Plains : a deep environmental history / edited by Geoff Cunfer and Bill Waiser ; foreword by Sterling Evans.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xiv, 323 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Overview: The decline and fall of the bison empire / Geoff Cunfer -- Reviewing an iconic story: environmental history and the demise of the bison / Dan Flores -- People and bison in the ancient past -- A bison's view of landscape and the paleoenvironment / Alwynne B. Beaudoin -- A hunter's quest for fat bison / Jack W. Brink -- An overview of prehistoric communal bison hunting on the Great Plains / Ernest G. Walker -- Acceleration: European contact and the horse revolution -- A fur trade historian's view of seasonal bison movement on the Northern Plains / Ted Binnema -- A horse-man's view of a grassland revolution / Elliott West -- A métis view of the summer market hunt on the Northern Plains / George Colpitts -- Tipping point: nineteenth-century cataclysm -- A tanner's view of the bison hunt: global tanning and industrial leather / Jennifer Hansen -- A legislator's view of bison collapse: the 1877 Northwest Territories bison protection ordinance / Bill Waiser -- A rancher's view of the post-bison West: filling the vacuum / Matt Todd -- A Lakota view of pté oyáte (buffalo nation) / David C. Posthumus -- Contributors.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
Contains:
ISBN:
  • 9781623494742 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1623494745 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((e-book))
LCCN:
2016034101
OCLC:
951507036
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Author:
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