On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 (TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST) pdf epub fb2

On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 (TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST) by Hal K. Rothman pdf epub fb2

On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 (TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST) Author: Hal K. Rothman
Title: On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880 (TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN WEST)
ISBN: 0803239017
ISBN13: 978-0803239012
Other Formats: lit mobi docx doc
Pages: 364 pages
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press; First Edition, First Printing edition (June 1, 1992)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1635 kb
Size EPUB version: 1890 kb
Subcategory: Americas




New Mexico’s Pajarito Plateau encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the atomic city of Los Alamos. On Rims and Ridges throws into stark relief what happens when native cultures and Euro-American commercial interests interact in such a remote area with limited resources. The demands of citizens and institutions have created a form of environmental gridlock more often associated with Manhattan Island than with the semiurban West, writes Hal K. Rothman.