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Buffalo Nation: History and Legend of the North American Bison

The most complete exploration of the controversial cultural and natural history of the North American bison is now available in softcover!
The U.S. government and its army killed millions of buffalo as part of an all-out war against Native Americans in the nineteenth century. But the bison has been saved from the brink of extinction, and today stands for a system of wildlife conservation that is the most successful in the world. Discover the astonishing tales of a brutal war and the comeback of the century. Nature Book Society selection.

Valerius Geist is professor emeritus of environmental science at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of nine books, including Wildlife Conservation Policy, Wild Sheep Country, and Elk Country. He and his wife live in British Columbia, Canada.


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Category: Buffalo: Book
Title: Buffalo Nation: History and Legend of the North American Bison
URL: http://www.livestock-directory.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0896583902/ref=ase_livestockdire-20/103-1063776-1380635?v=glance&s=books
Released Date: January 2002
Cost: $16.07
List Price: $22.95
Pages: 144 pages
Edition: Paperback, 1st Edition
ISBN: 0896583902
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Author: Valerius Geist
Keywords: bison, buffalo, bison history, buffalo history
Summary: The most complete exploration of the controversial cultural and natural history of the North American bison now available in softcover!
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The most complete exploration of the controversial cultural and natural history of the North American bison is now available in softcover!
The U.S. government and its army killed millions of buffalo as part of an all-out war against Native Americans in the nineteenth century. But the bison has been saved from the brink of extinction, and today stands for a system of wildlife conservation that is the most successful in the world. Discover the astonishing tales of a brutal war and the comeback of the century. Nature Book Society selection.

Valerius Geist is professor emeritus of environmental science at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of nine books, including Wildlife Conservation Policy, Wild Sheep Country, and Elk Country. He and his wife live in British Columbia, Canada.