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Courtwright, Julie
Prairie fire : a Great Plains history / Julie Courtwright
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  SD421.5 .C68 2011    AVAILABLE
Gift from Robert and Judith Kelly, 2011
Subject(s) Grassland fires -- Great Plains -- History
Grassland fires -- Great Plains -- Prevention and control -- History
Fires -- Great Plains -- History
Prairies -- Great Plains -- History
Prairie ecology -- Great Plains -- History
Human ecology -- Great Plains -- History
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- History
Subject Great Plains -- Environmental conditions
Great Plains -- History
Physical Description xii, 274 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-257) and index
Contents Introduction: "Think of This" -- "Mass of Grass" -- "Putting Out Fire" -- "Master of the Prairie" -- "One First Grand Cause" -- "Fight Fire When Necessary, Fight Together, and Fight It Out" -- "A Horrible World of Cinders and Blackness" -- "Awfully Grand" -- "Burn, Prairie, Burn" -- Conclusion: "A Prairie Fire Came upon the Place."
NOTE Gift from Robert and Judith Kelly, 2011
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011

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