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ISBN-10: 1937226980
ISBN-13: 9781937226985
Publisher: Torrey House Press
Publish Date: 09/24/2019
Dimensions: 7.90" L, 5.20" W, 0.80" H

Re-Bisoning the West: Restoring an American Icon to the Landscape

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Overview

A much-needed look at the exceptionally fraught relationship between bison and people…engaging and comprehensive.
BOOKLIST

A fascinating perspective…Re-Bisoning the West demonstrates the complex relationships the species maintains with the earth and humanity itself.
FOREWORD REVIEWS

Award-winning journalist Kurt Repanshek traces the history of bison from the species’ near extinction to present-day efforts to bring bison back to the landscape–and the biological, political, and cultural hurdles confronting these efforts. Repanshek explores Native Americans’ relationships with bison, and presents a forward-thinking approach to returning bison to the West and improving the health of ecosystems.

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A much-needed look at the exceptionally fraught relationship between bison and people...engaging and comprehensive.
BOOKLIST

A fast-paced and readable look at the recent history and immediate future of bison in the American landscape. Recommended for those interested in conservation efforts, especially in the American West.
LIBRARY JOURNAL

Repanshek's spirited writing finely focuses the eye on just how controversial, complicated and contentious the efforts have been to reclaim a species that once was given up for extinction.
THE UTAH REVIEW

Impressively informative and exceptionally well written...an extraordinary and detailed history of species restoration of paramount importance for community and academic library collections, as well as the personal reading lists of the non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject.
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

A fascinating perspective...Re-Bisoning the West demonstrates the complex relationships the species maintains with the earth and humanity itself.
FOREWORD REVIEWS

Repanshek paints evocative scenes...he describes efforts to protect the last remnants of bison and addresses their conservation status today.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Kurt Repanshek eloquently lays out the case for how we might bring bison back in sufficient numbers to restore vibrant life on the land. Deep knowledge and cool-headed reasoning inform a narrative for redressing historical wrongs and helping to ensure a palatable way forward.
MARY ELLEN HANNIBAL, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

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ISBN-10: 1937226980
ISBN-13: 9781937226985
Publisher: Torrey House Press
Publish Date: 09/24/2019
Dimensions: 7.90" L, 5.20" W, 0.80" H
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