Images of the plains: the role of human nature in settlement

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University of Nebraska Press, 1975 - History - 214 pages
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Sixteen papers by foremost American, Canadian, and English historical geographers examine the sources of Imagery of the American and Canadian Great Plains, the processes of image formation, and the behavioral implications of various kinds of images. The papers deal with exploratory images of the Plains, resource evaluation in the prefrontier West, governmental appraisal of the western frontier, real and imagined climatic hazards, the desert and garden myths, and adaptations to reality.

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Some Early EuroAmerican Percepts of the Great Plains and Their Influence
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The Recognition and Delimitation of the Northern Interior Grasslands during
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Brian W. Blouet is associate professor and Merlin P. Lawson is assistant professor of geography at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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