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Wild horses of the West, history and politics of America's mustangs, J. Edward de Steiguer - (pbk. : alk. paper)

Summary
In Wild Horses of the West, de Steigur provides an entertaining and well-researched look into one of the most controversial issues of our time - the protection of mustangs on public lands. Featuring stunning color photographs of wild horses, this extremely thorough and engaging blend of history, science, and politics will appeal to students of the American West, conservation activists, and anyone interested in the beauty and power of these striking animals
Table Of Contents
"Living symbols of the pioneer spirit of the West" -- Pt. 1. All about horses : Origins of the horse ; Of horses and humans ; Physical and social nature of horses -- Pt. 2. Horses return to the Americas : Spanish horses enter the New World ; Rise of Indian horse culture ; America sweeps onto the Great Plains ; Refuge in the Great Basin -- Pt. 3. Protecting wild horses : "Wild Horse Annie" and the struggle for wild horse protection ; Wild horse policy in action ; Future of the West's wild horses. symbols of the pioneer spirit of the West" -- pt. 1. All about horses. Origins of the horse ; Of horses and humans ; Physical and social nature of horses -- pt. 2. Horses return to the Americas. Spanish horses enter the New World ; Rise of Indian horse culture ; America sweeps onto the Great Plains ; Refuge in the Great Basin -- pt. 3. Protecting wild horses. "Wild Horse Annie" and the struggle for wild horse protection ; Wild horse policy in action ; Future of the West's wild horses
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xiii, 249 pages, [24] pages of plates, illustrations (some color), maps, 22 cm
Isbn
9780816528264

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