Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-

The Southwest : a fire survey / Stephen J. Pyne. - x, 192 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm - To the last smoke / series by Stephen J. Pyne ; volume 4 . - Pyne, Stephen J., 1949- To the last smoke ; v. 4. .

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"--

9780816532483 (paperback : alk. paper) 0816532486 (paperback : alk. paper)


Wildfires--History.--Southwest, New
Wildfires--Prevention and control--History.--Arizona
Wildfires--Prevention and control--History.--Southwest, New
Forest fires--History.--Arizona
Forest fires--History.--Southwest, New
Forest fires--Prevention and control--History.--Arizona
Forest fires--Prevention and control--History.--Southwest, New

SD421.32.A6 / P96 2016

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