Last Stand

Last Stand : George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West

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Traces the efforts of a late-nineteenth-century environmentalist who sought to protect buffalo that were being systematically slaughtered by out-of-work Civil War veterans promoting "manifest destiny" settlements in the West, in an account that cites Grinnell's role in launching the modern conservation movement.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060897910
  • 9780060897918

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