220 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4585-1
Published: December 1996
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6254-4
Published: November 2000
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About the Author
Frieda Knobloch is assistant professor of history at St. Olaf College.
For more information about Frieda Knobloch, visit the Author Page.
“Offers anyone interested in American agriculture or the West a challenging and provocative study.”--Technology and Culture
“Knobloch has effectively debunked the arrogant assertions of those who helped colonize the West, while giving their words more power than they deserve as weapons deployed to tame nature.”--Pacific Northwest Quarterly
“One of the many pleasant surprises of this exciting and ambitious book is how well Knobloch actually accomplishes her goals.”--Journal of American History
“This is a fascinating, well-written and researched book, that moves briskly, with a vigorous, well-supported narrative.”--Western Historical Quarterly
"Beautifully written, wonderfully provocative, and at the same time deeply informative. That's a combination hard to pull off."--John Mack Faragher, Yale University