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Solnit (art history, San Francisco Art Institute) offers a first- person account of her expeditions in California and Nevada, focusing on the politics and history of the Nevada Test Site and Yosemite National Park. She explores the connections between the political history of the West and its cultural history, which has been obscured by the reality of the violent past. Solnit weaves the story of the Danns, two Western Shoshone sisters who have fought the US government in an effort to reclaim their ancestral lands, into her narrative. Lacks an index.
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ISBN:
9780871565266
Subtitle:
(a journey into the hidden wars of the American West )
Author:
Solnit, Rebbeca
Publisher:
Sierra Club Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Nuclear weapons
Subject:
West
Subject:
Yosemite national park
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Wars.
Subject:
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 388-401.
Series Volume:
140
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 401 p.

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