Who controls public lands?: mining, forestry, and grazing policies, 1870-1990
University of North Carolina Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 211 pages
This book is a work of synthesis and reinterpretation with contemporary work in the social sciences as the basis for this retelling. So, this is a book of historical political science, not political history.
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