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The Great Plains

R. C. Langman

The Great Plains

the anatomy of a region

by R. C. Langman

  • 287 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill Co. of Canada in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains
    • Subjects:
    • Great Plains -- Description and travel.,
    • Great Plains -- Description and travel.

    • About the Edition

      A supplementary textbook introducing the geographic features of the Great Plains and man"s use of this area.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby R. C. Langman.
      SeriesSelected studies in the United States
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF591 .L33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5022819M
      ISBN 100070927979
      LC Control Number76857007

        Native American history shines in this year’s finalists for the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize. The prize, in its 15th year, celebrates the book published during the previous year that made the biggest contribution to advancing understanding of and appreciation for the people, cultures and natural environment of the Great Plains. Diffendal’s book is one of three published so far in the University of Nebraska Press’ “Discover the Great Plains” series, and, in a way, those three, plus the three more in the pipeline.

        National BestsellerWith his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more t miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains. A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by /5(9). Winter Willow is Deborah-Anne Tunney’s second book published by Great Plains Publications under the Enfield & Wizenty imprint. Her first, A View from the Lane, was published in We caught up with her to chat about her writing process, book inspirations, and her advice for aspiring writers.

      Great Plains Ag Taking Growers “Back To The Basics” With New & Row PL Planters Designed for use in inch rows, the company says the new planters will create more opportunities for it to reach the Corn Belt. Historian Everett Dick referred to the Great Plains as the “sod-house frontier,” and Nebraska photographer Solomon Butcher made many iconic images of soddies, but frontier Nebraska also saw its share of log cabins. Roger Welsch explored the subject in a Nebraska History article.


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