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History & ecology

studies of the Grassland

by James Claude Malin

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Kansas
    • Subjects:
    • Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- West (U.S.),
    • Grasslands -- West (U.S.),
    • Agriculture -- Kansas -- History.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Kansas -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory and ecology.
      StatementJames C. Malin ; edited by Robert P. Swierenga.
      ContributionsSwierenga, Robert P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF504.W35 M34 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 376 p. ;
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174589M
      ISBN 100803241445
      LC Control Number83016951


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