The Buffalo Book

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Avon, Jan 1, 1976 - Nature - 374 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

An excellent source book about the dominant life form on the great plains of North America. I have always found them thrilling animals, and they formed such a large part of the history of the native ... Read full review

Review: Buffalo Book: The Full Saga Of The American Animal

User Review  - Billy - Goodreads

Working in Yellowstone as a tour guide this book can serve as a valuable resource. There is no more comprehensive history and science book on the bison and their marks on the Earth. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Millions on the Prairies and Plains
20
The Wild Plains Buffalo
30
Copyright

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About the author (1976)

David Dary is a writer, journalist, and social historian. Dary worked for newspapers in Kansas and Texas early on in his career and eventually moved on to work for both CBS and NBC news. He then took the position of professor at the William Allan White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. The themes of Dary's books center on many aspects of life in the western United States. Dary has written Red Blood and Black Ink: Journalism in the Old West, Entrepreneurs of the Old West, and Seeking Pleasure in the Old West, which received a Western Writers of America Spur Award. He has also received a Cowboy Hall of Fame Wrangler Award and the Westerner's International Award for his book Cowboy Culture.

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