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Author Coleman, Jon T., 1970-

Title Vicious : wolves and men in America / Jon T. Coleman.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  QL737.C22 C62 2004    Available  ---
Description xv, 270 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Western Americana series
Yale Western Americana series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-265) and index.
Contents Howls, snarls, and musket shots : saying "this is mine" in colonial New England -- Beasts of lore : how stories turned fearsome monsters into skulking criminals -- Wolf bullets with adders' tongues : how to kill a wolf in colonial New England -- Predator to prey : wolves' journey through the northeastern woodlands -- Surrounded : fear and retribution in the northeastern forests -- Metaphors of slaughter : two wolf hunts -- A wealth of canines : Mormon Americans on the Great Plains -- Call it a coyote : how to exterminate wolves in colonial Utah -- Annihilation and enlightenment : the cultural extinction of North American wolves -- Reintroduction.
Subject Wolves -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0300103905 (cloth : alk. paper)