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Author Pyne, Stephen J., 1949- author

Title The Northern Rockies : a fire survey / Stephen J. Pyne
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series To the last smoke / series by Stephen J. Pyne ; volume 3
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Prologue: where the mountains roar -- Portal: Lolo Pass -- The Missoula matrix -- Why Boise is not the national center of interagency fire -- The paradoxes of wilderness fire -- Fire's call of the wild -- Fire by parallax -- The embers will find a way -- Portal: gates of the mountains -- Young men, old men, and fire -- How I came to Mann Gulch -- What makes a fire significant? -- The big blowup -- The second big blowup -- The other big burn -- Epilogue: the Northern Rockies between two fires
Summary "The Northern Rockies is part of the multivolume series describing the nation's fire scene region by region. The volumes in To the Last Smoke also cover Florida, the Northern Rockies, the Great Plains, the Southwest, and several other critical fire regions"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Forest fires -- Idaho -- History.
Forest fires -- Idaho -- Prevention -- History.
Forest fires -- Montana -- History.
Forest fires -- Montana -- Prevention -- History.
Forest fires -- Rocky Mountains -- History.
Forest fires -- Rocky Mountains -- Prevention -- History.
Wildfires -- Idaho -- History.
Wildfires -- Idaho -- Prevention -- History.
Wildfires -- Montana -- History.
Wildfires -- Montana -- Prevention -- History.
Wildfires -- Rocky Mountains -- History.
Wildfires -- Rocky Mountains -- Prevention -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2016004470
ISBN 0816534497 (electronic bk.)
9780816534494 (electronic bk.)
(paperback: alk. paper)