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Making the most of science in the American West

Patricia Nelson Limerick

Making the most of science in the American West

an experiment

by Patricia Nelson Limerick

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Published by Center of the American West, University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatricia Nelson Limerick, Claudia Puska.
      SeriesReport from the Center ;, #5
      ContributionsPuska, Claudia., University of Colorado, Boulder. Center of the American West., United States. National Park Service., Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 L55 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 33 p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3346502M
      LC Control Number2004356582
      OCLC/WorldCa52950055

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