A powerful defense in words and photos of this unique grassland under increasing threat of oil and gas exploitation.
Schullery's heartfelt reflections on his relationship to the wildness of Yellowstone Park.
Subjects: American WestBiographyEnvironment
Melody Webb's reflections on her twenty-five-year career in the National Park Service is an insider's account of a public bureaucracy.
Subjects: American WestEnvironmentHistoryWomen
"Hal Rothman is both the greatest Western historian of his generation and an H. L. Mencken in cowboy boots."--Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and Buda's Wagon
Subjects: American WestEnvironment
Based on statements given to the Navajo Uranium Miner Oral History and Photography Project, this revealing book assesses the effects of uranium mining on the reservation beginning in the 1940s.
Subjects: American IndiansEnvironment
Whittlesey shares tales of "the great Geyserland" as told by the earliest tour guides of America's first and most unique national park.
Subjects: American WestEnvironmentHistory
Over 150 color photos and accompanying text document wetland sites in the American Southwest and Mexico.
"Jack's story elucidates and demythifies the Abbey legend, giving us powerful flesh and blood instead."--John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War
High and Dry tells the story of a river in an arid region and the long history of litigation between Texas and New Mexico as they battle over water rights.
A chilling, fast-moving study of the nuclear weapons plant in the Denver suburbs, told through the experiences of managers, workers, activists, and neighbors who were all so deeply affected by the hazardous plant.
Subjects: HistoryAmerican WestEnvironment