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America's national park system : the critical documents

Author: Lary M Dilsaver
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, 1997, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed as a fundamental resource on the creation, development, and management of America's national park system, this documentary collection is now in paperback for use by students and individual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lary M Dilsaver
ISBN: 0847684407 9780847684403
OCLC Number: 39100291
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 470 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: The National Park System Chapter 2 The Early Years, 1864-1918 Chapter 3 Defining the System, 1919-1932 Chapter 4 The New Deal Years, 1933-1941 Chapter 5 The Poverty Years, 1942-1956 Chapter 6 Questions of Resource Management, 1957-1963 Chapter 7 The Ecological Revolution, 1964-1969 Chapter 8 Transformation and Expansion, 1970-1980 Chapter 9 A System Threatened, 1981-1992 Chapter 10 Appendix: Summaries of Lengthy Documents.
Responsibility: edited by Lary M. Dilsaver.

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