The Branding Iron

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, reprint edition, 1984. ... Who has not
gazed at Yosemite's ramparts of shining granite, at Yellowstone's geysers and
hot springs, at the ... and politics behind the establishment of our national parks
are the subject of Alfred Runte's interesting book. Contrary to what many assume,
environmental protection and wilderness values played little part in the founding
of the early parks. ... Unlike the Old World, the United States lacked an
established past.

Dispossessing The Wilderness

Author: Mark David Spence
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195142433
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By contrasting the native histories of these places with the links between Indian policy developments and preservationist efforts, this work examines the complex origins of the national parks and the troubling consequences of the American ...

Selling The Dream

Author: Peter Alsop
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ISBN: 9781877517778
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With close to 1000 images and of important essays, Selling the dream is the first dedicated and extensive celebration of this valuable material. The imagery is some of the finest graphic art ever produced in New Zealand"--Jacket flap.

National Parks

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1589794745
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In this lavishly illustrated book well-known environmental historian Alfred Runte, a prominent figure on the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tells the highly engaging story of the development of our national ...

Repairing Paradise

Author: William R. Lowry
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815703921
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In Repairing Paradise, William Lowry, an eminent expert on U.S. natural resource policy, details and assesses four ambitious efforts to reverse environmental damage in the national parks: • The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone • ...

The Men Who United The States

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006207962X
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Featuring 32 illustrations throughout the text, The Men Who United the States is a fresh look at the way in which the most powerful nation on earth came together.

Osborne Russell S Journal Of A Trapper

Author: Osborne Russell
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803251663
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'Reader, if you are in search of a Classical and Scientific tourist, please to lay this Volume down, and pass on, for this simply informs you what a Trapper has seen and experienced.