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Author De Steiguer, Joseph Edward.
Title Wild horses of the West : history and politics of America's mustangs / J. Edward de Steiguer.
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2011.
Book Cover
 Floor3  SF360.3.U6 D38 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 249 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-241) and index.
Contents "Living symbols of the pioneer spirit of the West" -- pt. 1: All about horses. Origins of the horse -- Of horses and humans -- Physical and social nature of horses -- pt. 2: Horses return to the Americas. Spanish horses enter the New World -- Rise of Indian horse culture -- America sweeps onto the Great Plains -- Refuge in the Great Basin -- pt. 3: Protecting wild horses. "Wild Horse Annie" and the struggle for wild horse protection -- Wild horse policy in action -- Future of the West's wild horses.
Subject Wild horses -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Wild horses -- Government policy -- West (U.S.)
ISBN 0816528268 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816528264 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 647772262