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The Southwest : a fire survey /

by Pyne, Stephen J [author.].
Series: Pyne, Stephen J., To the last smoke: v. 4.Description: x, 192 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780816532483 (paperback : alk. paper); 0816532486 (paperback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Wildfires -- Arizona -- History | Wildfires -- Southwest, New -- History | Wildfires -- Arizona -- Prevention and control -- History | Wildfires -- Southwest, New -- Prevention and control -- History | Forest fires -- Arizona -- History | Forest fires -- Southwest, New -- History | Forest fires -- Arizona -- Prevention and control -- History | Forest fires -- Southwest, New -- Prevention and control -- History
Contents:
Prologue: cycles of fire -- Sacred mountains -- The Jemez: genesis effect -- The Mogollon: after the west was won -- The Huachucas: fire's borderlands -- The Kaibab: friendly fire -- Sky islands -- Rhymes with Chiricahua -- Top-down ecology: Mount Graham -- The view from Tanque Verde -- Borders and rims -- Reinventing a fire commons -- Thinking like a burnt mountain -- Under and over the Tonto Rim -- Rising from the ashes -- Squaring the triangle -- A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a crew in Yarnell -- Epilogue: the Southwest between two fires.
Summary: "The Southwest is part of the multivolume series describing the nation's fire scene region by region. The volumes in To the Last Smoke also cover California, the Northern Rockies, the Great Plains, Florida, and several other critical fire regions"-- Provided by publisher.
Item type Location Call number Status Date due
BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab SD421.32.A6 P96 2016 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-188) and index.

Prologue: cycles of fire -- Sacred mountains -- The Jemez: genesis effect -- The Mogollon: after the west was won -- The Huachucas: fire's borderlands -- The Kaibab: friendly fire -- Sky islands -- Rhymes with Chiricahua -- Top-down ecology: Mount Graham -- The view from Tanque Verde -- Borders and rims -- Reinventing a fire commons -- Thinking like a burnt mountain -- Under and over the Tonto Rim -- Rising from the ashes -- Squaring the triangle -- A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a crew in Yarnell -- Epilogue: the Southwest between two fires.

"The Southwest is part of the multivolume series describing the nation's fire scene region by region. The volumes in To the Last Smoke also cover California, the Northern Rockies, the Great Plains, Florida, and several other critical fire regions"-- Provided by publisher.

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