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The national parks : an illustrated history

Author: Kim Heacox; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An inspired tribute to the astonishing beauty and priceless cultural treasures of America's National Parks, this volume is a lavish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. National Geographic The National Parks collects the very best of National Geographic's photographs, combined with an expertly told history: from the multi-hued layers of the Grand Canyon to the verdigris flame of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Heacox; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426215599 1426215592
OCLC Number: 1043452549
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 367 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1803-1916 : a park is born --
1917-1933 : preserving the wonders --
1934-1966 : broadening perspectives --
1967-1980 : getting it right --
1981-2016 : reaching the people.
Other Titles: National Geographic
Responsibility: Kim Heacox.

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