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Preserving nature in the national parks : a history

Author: Richard West Sellars
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard West Sellars
ISBN: 0300069316 9780300069310
OCLC Number: 36800594
Description: xiv, 380 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Creating Tradition: The Roots of National Park Management --
Ch. 2. Codifying Tradition: The National Park Service Act of 1916 --
Ch. 3. Perpetuating Tradition: The National Parks under Stephen T. Mather, 1916-1929 --
Ch. 4. The Rise and Decline of Ecological Attitudes, 1929-1940 --
Ch. 5. The War and Postwar Years, 1940-1963 --
Ch. 6. Science and the Struggle for Bureaucratic Power: The Leopold Era, 1963-1981 --
Ch. 7. A House Divided: The National Park Service and Environmental Leadership.
Responsibility: Richard West Sellars.

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