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The bison and the Great Plains

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Published by Crabtree Pub. Co. in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains,
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • American bison -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
    • American bison -- Ecology -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Ecology -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
    • American bison.,
    • Zoology -- Great Plains.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext and photographs, Dave Taylor.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesAnimals and their ecosystems series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 T37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398611M
      ISBN 100865053669, 0865053960
      LC Control Number93006216


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The bison and the Great Plains by J. David Taylor Download PDF EPUB FB2

"[Great Plains Bison] is a story of the bison's relationship to the prairie ecosystem and the humans who have lived there. Told in a linear fashion, it covers the arc of bison history from nomadic Asian hunters who pursued the modern bison's larger and slower ancestors across the Bering Land Bridge, to bison's symbiotic relationship with Native Americans and the ultimate decimation of both under the /5(12).

Cows reach only four-and-a-half feet (one-and-a-third meters) in height. A bison lives about twenty years. Few predators dare to cross a strong, healthy bull. They prefer hunting the young or sick bison. Many bison die from accidents or severe winter conditions on Author: J.

David Taylor. The Bison and the Great Plains (Animals and Their Ecosystems Series) Paperback – March 1, Author: J. David Taylor, David Taylor.

The book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history.5/5(1).

Joel Berger - author; Bison () and Extreme Conservation () "The world is lucky that bison still exist in North America, though today's numbers represent a mere fraction of the number that once thundered across the Great Plains/5(3).

The book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history. Another astoundingly good book by Dan O'Brien.

His latest "Great Plains Bison" journeys us through a couple hundred thousand years with a focus on the last years, American Indians, US Calvary, personalities, ecosystems, even to GMOs. pages of the story of our amazing bison.

A great read as all of his books are/5. About the Book. A Project of the Center for Great Plains Studies and the School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Great Plains Bison traces the history and ecology of this American symbol from the origins of the great herds that once dominated the prairie to its near extinction in the late nineteenth century and the subsequent efforts to restore the bison population.

Great Plains Bison By Dan O'Brien, wildlife biologist, bison rancher, author of Wild Idea: Buffalo and Family in a Difficult Land () BUY THE BOOK. Great Plains BISON traces the history and the ecology of this American symbol from the origins of the great herds that once dominated the prairie to their near extinction in the late nineteenth century and the subsequent efforts to restore the bison population.

Dan draws on both extensive research and decades of his own personal experience. The bison and the Great Plains by J. David Taylor, David Taylor Published by Crabtree Pub. in Toronto, New :   "[Great Plains Bison] is a story of the bison's relationship to the prairie ecosystem and the humans who have lived there.

Told in a linear fashion, it covers the arc of bison history from nomadic Asian hunters who pursued the modern bison's larger and slower ancestors across the Bering Land Bridge, to bison's symbiotic relationship with Native Brand: UNP - Bison Books.

A Project of the Center for Great Plains Studies and the School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Great Plains Bison traces the history and ecology of this American symbol from the origins of the great herds that once dominated the prairie to its near extinction in the late nineteenth century and the subsequent efforts to restore the bison population.

Get this from a library. The bison and the Great Plains. [Dave Taylor] -- Travel back years ago when millions of bison roamed the Great Plains of North America living in habitats as diverse as the grasslands, badlands, and Rocky Mountains.

The great slaughter and. The bison and the Great Plains. [Dave Taylor] -- Describes the habitat and behaviour of a bison herd on the Great Plains. Shows the development of the young.

A Project of the Center for Great Plains Studies and the School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska Great Plains Bison traces the history and ecology of this American symbol from the origins of the great herds that once dominated the prairie to its near extinction in the late nineteenth century and the subsequent efforts to restore the bison : Dan O'Brien.

Get this from a library. The bison and the Great Plains. [J David Taylor] -- Discusses the bison and its relationship to the Great Plains ecosystem. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains, is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history.

The audiobook is published by Texas A&M University Press. "Full of wonderful insights, thoughtful ideas, and fresh concepts.". The bison and the Great Plains. [J David Taylor] -- Discusses the bison and its relationship to the Great Plains ecosystem. Print book: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Discusses the bison and its relationship to the Great Plains ecosystem.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Juvenile works Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Taylor, J. David. Bison and the Great Plains. Great Plains Literature is an exploration of influential literature of the Plains region in both the United States and Canada.

It reflects the destruction of the culture of the first people who lived there, the attempts of settlers to conquer the land, and the tragic losses and successes of settlement that are still shaping our modern world of environmental threat, ethnic and racial.

The book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational by: 1.

The book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history.5/5(2).

Finally, a book that helps make sense of the rapid rise and fall of horse-using plains bison-hunting cultures (both aboriginal and settler). For the last few years, I have been struggling to understand Manitoba Metis history and the relationships between Assiniboine, Anishinaabe, Sioux and Metis cultures in southern Manitoba/5.

Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history. Excerpt For over a century, the demise of the bison seemed a simple, straightforward story.

The Bison Returns to the Great American Plains After years of fierce debate, the West’s greatest symbol will again roam the countryside Buffaloes at Rest recalls a time when bison were plentiful. About Bison Books. Launched in as UNP’s first trade imprint, Bison Books reflects the Press’s commitment to general-interest books that appeal to the educated reader.

Originally published as inexpensive paperbacks, Bisons (as they became known) quickly caught on. "Dewey's Great Plains Weather is a welcome and accessible introduction to the region's extreme weather for non-specialists and general readers Those interested in thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, and storm chasing or the Great Plains will enjoy the book."—Nathan Tye, Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society.

Great Plains Bison by Dan O’Brien / University of Nebraska Press / / xiii + pp /. Despite its variety in form, length, and genre, most writing seeks to explain why. Now, more than ever, we find ourselves searching for answers, yearning to explain how America could reach such dire straits—politically, racially, environmentally.

Th e book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing fi eld of transnational history.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Included Work. Bison play an enormous role in shaping the ecology of the Northern Great Plains, impacting everything from plants to pronghorn. Explore their influence and what WWF, tribal partners, and national parks are doing to help protect this vital species.

The bison is known as a keystone species. The animals help create habitat on the Great Plains that in turn supports a variety of wildlife species. As bison forage, they aerate the soil with their hooves, which aids in plant growth.

As they migrate to access seasonal habitats, they disperse native seeds, helping to maintain healthy prairie. The book concludes with a Lakota perspective featuring new ethnohistorical research.

Bison and People on the North American Great Plains is a major contribution to environmental history, western history, and the growing field of transnational history. This item is Non-Returnable. Beaver, Bison, Horse is an interdisciplinary account of the ecological relationships the Indigenous nations of the Plains had to the beaver, bison, horse, and their habitat prior to contact.

Morgan's research shows an ecological understanding that sustained Indigenous peoples for thousands of years, with critical information on how the beaver manage water systems andPages: Discover the Great Plains Published in cooperation with the Center for Great Plains Studies, Discover the Great Plains is a series of concise introductions to the natural wonders, diverse cultures, history, and contemporary life of the Great Plains, written for a general audience.

The American bison or simply bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo or simply buffalo, is an American species of bison that once roamed North America in vast historical range, by BCE, is described as the great bison belt, a tract of rich grassland that ran from Alaska to the Gulf of Mexico, east to the Atlantic Seaboard (nearly to the Atlantic tidewater Family: Bovidae.

Plains bison, by contrast, roamed as far south as Mexico and as far east as Florida, though they were most numerous on the Great Plains. Endnote 7 Plains bison tend to have a rounder hump, the highest point of which is directly over their shoulder blades.

Plains and wood bison also have different pelage, or fur characteristics. Kevin Costner Invites You To Visit Tatanka.

0 to 60 million Bison once roamed the Great Plains of North America. By the close of the 19th century, it was estimated that less than 1, bison survived. Linda Ray Pratt. Bison, $ trade paper (p) ISBN.

The Plains bison (Bison bison bison) is one of two subspecies/ecotypes of the American bison, the other being the wood bison (B. b. athabascae). A natural population of Plains bison survives in Yellowstone National Park (the Yellowstone Park bison herd consisting of about 3, bison) and multiple smaller reintroduced herds of bison in many places within America's Great Plains as well as Family: Bovidae.

In massive and majestic herds, they rumbled by the hundreds of thousands, creating the sound that earned them the nickname “Thunder of the Plains.” The bison’s lifespan of 25 years, rapid Author: Gilbert King. Bison and People on the North American Great Plains does an excellent job expanding upon the historical and geographical scope of existing scholarship on bison history and offers many well-researched essays in a cohesive book.

Bison and People would be a good addition to a graduate course syllabus on Indigenous studies and environmental history Author: Nicholas A. Timmerman.