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Great River of the West: Essays on the Columbia River (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books (Paperback))

Author Name    Lowenthal, David

Title   Great River of the West: Essays on the Columbia River (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books (Paperback))

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   New

Publisher    University of Washington Press

ISBN Number    0295977779 / 9780295977775

Seller ID   SKU1034345

0295977779 Brand New; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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In the Pacific Northwest, the river of dominance is the Columbia, and in ways both profound and mundane its history is the history of the region. In "Great River of the West" historians and anthropologists consider a range of topics about the river, from Indian rock art, Chinook Jargon, and ethnobotany on the Columbia to literary and family history, the creation of an engineered river, and the inherent mythic power of place.

Since first contact between Euro-Americans and Native peoples during the late 18th century, the river's history has been characterized by dramatic demographic, social, and economic changes. The remarkable set of essays in Great River of the West investigate these changes by highlighting important episodes in the history of the river. Readers meet mariners who challenge the Columbia River bar, a family torn by insanity, Native people who preserve fishing traditions, and dam-builders who radically change the Columbia.

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