The American steppes : the unexpected Russian roots of Great Plains agriculture, 1870s-1930s / David Moon.
Beginning in the 1870s, migrant groups from Russia's steppes settled in the similar environment of the Great Plains. Many were Mennonites. They brought plants, in particular grain and fodder crops, trees and shrubs, as well as weeds. Following their example, and drawing on the expertise of émig...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Studies in environment and history.