Great Plains Research 12:1

Great Plains Research 12:1

Edited by Svata M. Louda

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Table Of Contents

SOCIAL SCIENCES
SPECIAL SECTION: LATINOS ON THE PLAINS

Culture and Ecology of Latinos on the Great Plains: An Introduction
Gustavo Carlo, Miguel A. Carranza, and Byron L. Zamboanga

Good Friday in Omaha, Nebraska: A Mexican Celebration
Maria S. Arbelaez

Latinos Along the Platte: The Hispanic Experience in Central Nebraska
Roger P. Davis

Mexican-Descent Latinas' Compliance with Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines
Evelinn A. Borrayo and Awilda Reyes

Latino Families in the Perinatal Period: Cultural Issues in Dealing with the Health-Care System
J. Martin Maldonado-Duran, Maria Munguia-Wellman, Sari Lubin, and Teresa Lartigue

NATURAL SCIENCES

Spatial Description and Analysis of Grasshopper Abundances in Colorado Rangeland
Kerri M. Skinner, R. Dennis Child, and Thomas O. Holtzer

Habitat Conservation for Birds i n the Mississippi Headwaters/Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystem
Rolf Koford and Heidi Stallman

White-Tailed Deer Browsing on Six Shrub Species of Tallgrass Prairie
Dirk-Jan van der Hoek, Alan K. Knapp, John M. Briggs, and Jan Bokdam

Distribution of Eastern Woodrats in a Grassland-Woodland Mosaic: Influence of Vegetation and Fire
Jon P. Beckmann, Glennis A. Kaufman, and Donald W. Kaufman

Effect of Flea Beetles (Aphthona nigriscutis) on Prairie Invaded by Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula) in Manitoba
Michelle A. Mico and Jennifer M. Shay

BOOK REVIEWS

Meine, Curt D. and Richard L. Knight, eds.
The Essential Aldo Leopold: Quotations and Commentaries
By Thomas R. Dunlap

Woods, Paul M.
Biodiversity and Democracy: Rethinking Society and Nature
By Richard K. Baydack

Wyckoff, William
Creating Colorado: The Making of a Western American Landscape, 1860-1940
By Brian Page

Hassanein, Neva
Changing the Way America Farms: Knowledge and Community in the Sustainable Agriculture Movement
By Patricia Allen

Lauck, Jon
American Agriculture and the Problem of Monopoly: The Political Economy of Grain Belt Farming, 1953-1980
By John Mark Hansen

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