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Wild horse country : the history, myth, and future of the mustang / David Philipps.

Philipps, David, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780393247138
  • ISBN: 0393247139
  • Physical Description: xxxix, 316 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The gather -- The dawn horse -- Return of a native -- The dog-food decades -- Print the legend -- Wild Horse Annie -- Life under the law -- Range wars -- All the missing horses -- Disappointment Valley -- A wild solution.
Summary, etc.:
"The wild horse is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: fierce independence, unbridled freedom, the bedrock ideals of the nation...In Wild Horse Country, New York Times reporter David Philipps traces the rich history of wild horses in America and investigates the shocking dilemma they face in our own time. Here is the grand story of the horse: from its prehistoric debut in North America to its reintroduction by Spanish conquistadors and its spread through the epic battles between native tribes and settlers during the days of the Wild West...Traveling through remote parts of the American West, Philipps also reveals the wild horse's current crisis, with tens of thousands of horses being held in captivity by the federal government, and free horses caught between the clashing ideals of ranchers, animal rights activists, scientists, and government officials."--Jacket flaps.
Subject: Mustang.
West (U.S.) > History.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
NATURE / Animals / Horses.

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