Great Plains Research 19:1

Great Plains Research 19:1

Edited by Robert F. Diffendal, Jr.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Socioeconomic Impacts of Developing Wind Energy in the Great Plains
F. Larry Leistritz and Randal C. Coon

Archaeological Interpretation of the Frontier Battle at Mud Springs, Nebraska
Peter Bleed and Douglas D. Scott

NATURAL SCIENCES

Causes and Impacts of Salinization in the Lower Pecos River
Christopher W. Hoagstrom

Near-Surface Soil-Water Monitoring for Water Resources Management on a Wide-Area Basis in the Great Plains
K.G. Hubbard, J. You, V. Sridhar, E. Hunt, S. Korner, and G. Roebke

Precipitation Event Size Controls on Long-Term Abundance of Opuntia Polyacantha (Plains Prickly-Pear) in Great Plains Grasslands
William K. Lauenroth, R.L. Dougherty, and Larkin A. Powell

Marginal Value of Irrigation Water Use in the South Saskatchewan River Basin, Colorado
Antony Samarawickrema and Suren Kulshreshtha

Historical Changes in the Occurrence and Distribution of Freshwater Mussels in Kansas
Robert T. Angelo, M.Steve Cringan, Eva Hays, Clint A. Goodrich, Edwin J. Miller, Mark A. Van Scoyoc, and Bryan R. Simmons

BOOK REVIEWS

Midkiff, Ken; Foreword by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Not a Drop to Drink: America's Water Crisis (and What You can Do).
Reviewed by Ann Bleed

Schlager, Edella, and William Blomquist
Embracing Watershed Politics
Sandra K. Davis

Grambo, Rebecca L.; Photographs by Branimir Gjetvaj
The Great Sand Hills: A Prairie Oasis
Reviewed by Bram Noble

Bamforth, Douglas B., ed.
The Allen Site: A Paleoindian Camp in Southwestern Nebraska
Reviewed by Daniel S. Amick

Meldahl, Keith Heyer
Hard Road West: History and Geology along the Gold Rush
Reviewed by Harmon D. Maher, Jr.

Thraves, Bernard D., M.L. Lewry, Janis E. Dale, and Hansgeorg Schlichtmann, eds.
Saskatchewan: Geographic Perspectives
Reviewed by Tom Carter

Montgomery, David R.
Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
Reviewed by Mark S. Kuzila

Ikerd, John E.
Crisis & Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture
Reviewed by Paul B. Thompson

Kang, Manjit S., and P.M. Priyadarshan
Breeding Major Food Staples
Reviewed by Paul Scott

Hoeppner, Ken
The Ordinary Genius: A Life of Arnold Platt
Reviewed by Sterling Evans

Rosenberg, Norman J.
A Biomass Future for the North American Great Plains: Toward Sustainable Land Use and Mitigation of Greenhouse Warming
Reviewed by Steven L. Fales

Shaw, Robert B.
Grasses of Colorado
Reviewed by Stephan L. Hatch

Poole, Jackie M., William R. Carr, Dana M. Price, and Jason R. Singhurst
Rare Plants of Texas
Reviewed by Amy K. Buthod

Lynch, Wayne
Owls of the United States and Canada: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behavior
Reviewed by Paul A. Johnsgard

Otter, Ken A., ed.
Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: An Integrated Approach
Reviewed by Charles R. Brown

Teer, James G.
It's a Long Way from Llano: The Journey of a Wildlilfe Biologist
Reviewed by Fred S. Guthery

Jorgensen, Miriam, ed.; Foreword by Oren Lyons; Afterword by Satsan (Herb George)
Rebuilding Native Nations: Strategies for Governance and Development
Reviewed by Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Corntassel, Jeff, and Richard C. Witmer II
Forced Federalism: Contemporary Challenges to Indigenous Nationhood
Reviewed by Ezra Rosser

The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
The State of the Native Nations: Conditions under U.S. Policies of Self-Determination
Reviewed by Gavin Clarkson

Braun, Sebastian Felix
Buffalo Inc.: American Indians and Economic Development
Reviewed by Ken Zontek

Swainger, Jonathan, ed.
The Alberta Supreme Court at 100: History & Authority
Reviewed by James Muir

Wiegand, Shirley A., and Wayne A. Wiegand
Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland
Reviewed by Ahmed A. White

Scherer, Mark R.; Foreword by James W. Hewitt
Rights in the Balance: Free Press, Fair Trial, and Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart
Reviewed by G. Michael Fenner

Rayside, David
Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisions: Public Recognition of Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States
Reviewed by Karen Busby

Graczyk, Randolph
A Grammar of Crow: Apsaalooke Alilaau
Reviewed by Rose Chesarek

Cowell, Andrew, with Alonzo Moss, Sr.
The Arapaho Language
Reviewed by S. Neyooxet Greymorning

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