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Nevada's Black Rock Desertby Sessions S Wheeler
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
Veteran author Session S. Wheeler and award winning artist Craig Sheppard have come together to give the reader a taste of the history, and stark beauty of one of Nevada's most unique geological, and environmental features.
Brigham Madsen examines four distinct groups which comprise the Northern Shoshoni.<P>The book focuses on the Shoshoni since the arrival of the first white settlers. It describes the early days on the reservation and the struggle of these proud people to adapt to the massive cultural changes that have occurred during the past 150 years.
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Sessions S. Wheeler was a widely known outdoorsman, conservationist, teacher and western writer who spent much of his gree time in the environment he most enjoyed and best understood, the Great Basin Desert.
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