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Blazing heritage : a history of wildland fire in the national parks

Author: Hal Rothman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
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Blazing Heritage is the only comprehensive account of how fire has been managed - and not managed - in the national parks. Beginning with the establishment of Yellowstone and continuing into the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rothman, Hal.
Blazing heritage.
Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008
(DLC) 2006050728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Rothman
ISBN: 0195311167 9780195311167
OCLC Number: 239420474
Contents: Introduction: The National Parks and FireCh. 1: Fighting Fire on Horseback: The Military in the National Parks, 1872-1916Ch. 2: The Development of a Fire Management StructureCh. 3: A Decade of Transformation: The New Deal and Fire PolicyCh. 4: Ecology and the Limits of Suppression in the Post War EraCh. 5: Allowing Fire in the National Park SystemCh. 6: Managing FireCh. 7: Yellowstone and the Politics of DisasterCh. 8: The Hazard of New Fortunes: Outlet, Cerro Grande, and the Twenty-First Century
Responsibility: Hal K. Rothman.

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Considering the aggregate of books about fire, this volume's importance is its concentration on national park lands. A weighty addition to the shelf of environmental history books. * Library Journal * Read more...

 
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