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Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Karen Merrill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of the American West is a history of struggles over land, and none has inspired so much passion and misunderstanding as the conflict between ranchers and the federal government over ... More


Introduction

Karen R. Merrill

in Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is about the remarkable set of slippages in Joe Starrett and Rufus Ryker's conversation about the public range, where opposing visions of righteousness justify property rights and opposing ... More


Epilogue

Karen R. Merrill

in Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Public land ranchers of an earlier day would likely have agreed with Senator Steven Symms' characterization of what the public rangeland meant: that whatever the technical, legal meaning of “public ... More


Green Grass and Green Gold

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on ranching and the role of ranchers in sustaining the gold-rush mining activities in the Klamath Mountains. It describes the establishment of ranches and the development of ... More


“What Shall I Do with My Son?”: Moreton Frewen and Aristocratic Masculinity on the Ranching Frontier

Monica Rico

in Nature's Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136067
eISBN:
9780300196252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136067.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses the 1880s, a period during which many in the British upper classes briefly came to believe that open range cattle ranching could be the solution to a perceived occupational and ... More


Human–Grizzly Bear Coexistence in the Blackfoot River Watershed, Montana: Getting Ahead of the Conflict Curve

Seth M. Wilson, Gregory A. Neudecker, and James J. Jonkel

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes how a rural agricultural community in the Blackfoot River watershed in Montana used collaborative decision making to reduce conflicts with grizzly bears. Through effective ... More


Stock Raising

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of livestock raising in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that although the province's abundant land and scarce labor favored raising cattle, this industry failed due to ... More


The issue of land distribution: revisiting Graziers, Land Reform and Political Conflict in Ireland

David Jones

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Graziers, Land Reform and Political Conflict in Ireland provides an analysis of large grazing farmers (commonly called graziers or ranchers) in nineteenth and early twentieth century Ireland. The ... More


The “Colonia Complex” Revisited: Racial Hierarchies and Border Spaces in the Citrus Belt, 1917–1926

Matt Garcia

in A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826584
eISBN:
9781469604442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898932_garcia.7
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As citrus communities flourished and services increased, labor shortages became prevalent immediately at the end of World War I. With a diverse labor pool that included Native Americans, Asians, and ... More


Seizing State Building Opportunities during Argentina’s Wool Boom, 1852–1886

Ryan Saylor

in State Building in Boom Times: Commodities and Coalitions in Latin America and Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199364954
eISBN:
9780199364978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Argentina’s wool boom led politically dominant ranchers in Buenos Aires province to press for new public goods, including railroads, credit market reform, and territorial pacification. Conflict ... More


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