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On the trail : a history of American hiking

Author: Silas Chamberlin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first history of the American hiking community and its contributions to the nations vast network of trails.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silas Chamberlin
ISBN: 9780300219111 0300219113
OCLC Number: 946216633
Description: xx, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The origins of American nature walking --
Hiking together --
The rise of American hiking culture --
Building trails --
Hiking alone --
Hiking before and after 1968.
Responsibility: Silas Chamberlin.

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"Chamberlin has demonstrated that what at first looks simple-walking on our own two feet-has a complex history of changing cultural associations, social infrastructure, and national significance." Read more...

 
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