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
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.

Ansel Adams In Color

Author: Andrea G. Stillman
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316056410
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He made nearly 3,500 color photographs, a small fraction of which were published for the first time in the 1993 edition of ANSEL ADAMS IN COLOR. In this newly revised and expanded edition, 20 unpublished photographs have been added.

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 ...

Kentucky Is My Land

Author: Jesse Stuart
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A collection of poems centered on family, home, freedom, and work by a Kentuckian convinced that his native state is the heart of the nation.