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History with Fire in Its Eye: An Introduction to Fire in America
Stephen J. Pyne, Arizona State University
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1871The Great Peshtigo Fire [Wisconsin]: An Eyewitness Account, by Rev. Peter Pernin, 1874. http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/WIReader/WER2002-0.html
1878Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States, by John Wesley Powell, 1878.
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/consrv:@field(DOCID+@lit(vg06T000)):
1884Report on the Forests of North America (Exclusive of Mexico), by Charles S. Sargent, Arnold Professor of Arboriculture in Harvard College, Special Agent Tenth Census. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1884, pp. 491-493. [Reprint: Norman Ross Publishing, Inc., 1991. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1884, excerpt (forest fires).
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nattrans/ntuseland/essays/frsargentdis.htm
1910Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910, by Stephen J. Pyne, Viking, 2001, excerpt.
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nattrans/ntuseland/essays/frpyneyear.htm
1949Mann Gulch Fire, Montana; U.S. Forest Service report, 1993.
http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/int_gtr299/
1949Young Men and Fire: A True Story of the Mann Gulch Fire, by Norman Maclean, University of Chicago Press, 1992, excerpt.
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nattrans/ntuseland/essays/frmaclean.htm
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1975
Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon, by Stephen J. Pyne, Orion/ Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989, excerpt.
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nattrans/ntuseland/essays/frpynefirerim.htm
1994South Canyon Fire, Storm King Mountain, Colorado; U.S. Forest Service report, 1998.
http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/SouthCanyon/index.html
2000Outlet Fire, Grand Canyon National Park; National Park Service report, 2000.
http://www.nps.gov/grca/fire/report/
2000Cerro Grande Fire, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico; National Park Service report, 2001.
http://www.nps.gov/band/Board_report-feb26final.pdf  (PDF file)


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