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Fire management in the American West

Mark Hudson

Fire management in the American West

forest politics and the rise of megafires

by Mark Hudson

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Published by University Press of Colorado in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Forest Service,
  • Wildfires,
  • Forests and forestry,
  • Fire management,
  • United States,
  • Sources,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Prevention and control,
  • Forest products industry,
  • Political aspects,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Hudson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD421.32.W47 H83 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25170192M
    ISBN 101607320886, 1607320894
    ISBN 109781607320883, 9781607320890
    LC Control Number2011019915
    OCLC/WorldCa694395042

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