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Main Title Wastelanding : legacies of uranium mining in Navajo country /
Author Voyles, Traci Brynne,
Publisher University of Minnesota Press,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 894746316
ISBN 9780816692644; 0816692645; 9780816692675; 081669267X
Subjects Navajo Indians--Government relations--History--20th century. ; Navajo Indians--Health and hygiene--History--20th century. ; Uranium mines and mining--Political aspects--Southwest, New--History--20th century. ; Uranium mines and mining--Social aspects--Southwest, New--History--20th century. ; Radiation--Health aspects--Southwest, New--History--20th century. ; Navajo Indian Reservation--History--20th century. ; United States--Navajo Indian Reservation.
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ERAM  E99.N3V69 2015 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/24/2015
Collation xv, 291 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Preface: In search of treasure -- Introduction: Sacrificial land -- Empty except for Indians : early impressions of Navajo rangeland -- Prospecting for magic ore in America's new frontier -- Cowboys and Indians in Navajo country -- Hot spots: justice, power, and gender in the radioactive present -- Monsters and mountains: competing geographies of uranium -- The big hurt: boom and bust on contested ground -- Conclusion. Zombie mines: the future of uranium and Native sovereignty.