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By Gary Holthaus, Charles F. Wilkinson, University Of Colorado

The results of extraordinary meetings held via the guts of the yank West on the collage of Colorado, A Society to compare the surroundings is a various selection of essays at the way forward for the yank West from the various region’s such a lot gifted writers, activists, politicians, attorneys, poets, reporters, environmentalists, and historians. occasionally in contract, occasionally in competition, those considerate and artistic voices aid us to work out the West in all its advanced range and remind us that this decade is one within which possibilities might be discovered for a brand new and higher Western event. participants to this quantity comprise Wallace Stegner, William Kittredge, Bruce Babbitt, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Terry Tempest Williams, Charles F. Wilkinson, Edward Dorn, and Walter Echo-Hawk, between many others.

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They would, of course, benefit from certain European technologiesthe wheel, the alphabet, phosphorescent matches, the plowbut they would be able to incorporate these blessings of culture into their admirably anarchic tribes at a pace more nearly their own. If sovereign peoples did not choose to yield their eastern territories, we would not force them to remove. Second, I hoped that they would put down the war hatchet and the hunt and take up the plow like white farmers. Agriculture is the most sacred approach to economic life.

180 Edwin H. Marston Regionalism and the Western University 190 James N. Corbridge, Jr. Freedom Comes From People, Not Place 194 Camille Guerin-Gonzalez Page viii The Lands, Natural Resources, and Economy of the West 196 Sally K. Fairfax An Ethic of Place: The Issue at the Heart of All Else 206 John E. Echohawk PART SIX: Creating a Geography of Hope Centenary Sequence for the Dreamers (selected passages) 211 Peter F. Michelson A Geography of Hope 218 Wallace Stegner Home on the Range 230 Cordelia Candelaria PART SEVEN: Mr.

If you are doing the latter, I suggest revolution. PART THREE The People Page 31 THE BOWL Terry Tempest Williams There was a woman who left the city, left her husband, and her children, left everything behind to retrieve her soul. She came to the desert after seeing her gaunt face in the mirror, the pallor that comes when everything is going out and nothing is coming in. She had noticed for the first time the furrows under her eyes that had been eroded by tears. She did not know the woman in the mirror.

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