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The quiet world : saving Alaska's wilderness kingdom, 1879-1960

Author: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A tribute to Alaska's wilderness regions details key preservation activities, leading contributors, and historical events.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brinkley
ISBN: 0062005960 9780062005960 9780062005977 0062005979
OCLC Number: 555654151
Credits: Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-550) and index.
Description: x, 576 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Odyssey of the snowy owl --
Theodore Roosevelt's conservation doctrine --
The Pinchot-Ballinger feud --
Bull Moose crusade --
Charles Sheldon's fierce fight --
Our vanishing wildlife --
The Lake Clark pact --
Resurrection Bay of Rockwell Kent --
The new wilderness generation --
Warren G. Harding : backlash --
Bob Marshall and the gates of the Arctic --
Those amazing Muries --
Will the wolf survive? --
William O. Douglas and New Deal conservation --
Ansel Adams, Wonder Lake, and the lady bush pilots --
Pribilof seals, Walt Disney, and the arctic wolves of Lois Crisler --
The Arctic Range and Aldo Leopold --
The Sheenjek Expedition of 1956 --
Dharma wilderness --
Of hoboes, barefooters, and the open road --
Sea Otter Jones and Musk-Ox Matthiessen --
Rachel Carson's alarm --
Selling the Arctic Refuge --
Arctic forever.
Other Titles: Saving Alaska's wilderness kingdom, 1879-1960
Responsibility: Douglas Brinkley.
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A tribute to Alaska's wilderness regions details key preservation activities, leading contributors, and historical events.

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