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The making of Yosemite : James Mason Hutchings and the origin of America's most popular national park

Author: Jen A Huntley
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The career of controversial San Francisco publisher James Mason Hutchings, the tireless promoter whose efforts were essential to establishing Yosemite's place in the American imagination and to its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: J M Hutchings; James M Hutchings; J M Hutchings; James M Hutchings
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jen A Huntley
ISBN: 9780700618057 0700618058 9780700619672 0700619674
OCLC Number: 714731511
Description: xi, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Yosemite and the tipping point in American environmental thought --
"To cheat ourselves into forgetfulness of home" : from the middle of England to the rim of civilization --
"Such is California" : technology, violence, and race in post-gold rush California --
"Opening the sealed book" : making Yosemite known to all --
Hutchings and Rosenfield in the print metropolis --
Yosemite and the crucible of war --
Hutchings, Muir, and the modern paradox of wilderness --
Conclusion: Discovering our place in nature.
Responsibility: Jen A. Huntley.

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"Ambitiously tying East to West, "The Making of Yosemite" is among the more significant of recent books examining the overlapping histories of the American West and the Civil War. . . .[the] powerful Read more...

 
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