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An American idea : the making of the National Parks, Kim Heacox ; foreword by Jimmy Carter

Label
An American idea : the making of the National Parks
Title
An American idea
Title remainder
the making of the National Parks
Statement of responsibility
Kim Heacox ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Title variation
Making of the National Parks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our national parks embody a deep, almost sacred relationship with the land. Heacox introduces the colorful characters who played key roles in creating these uniquely American sanctuaries, and traces their powerful visions of nature and nation, from transcendentalism to Manifest Destiny to today's preservationist credos
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
YU6
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Heacox, Kim
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • National parks and reserves
  • Nature conservation
  • National parks and reserves
  • Nature conservation
  • United States
Label
An American idea : the making of the National Parks, Kim Heacox ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187) and index
Contents
The finest legacy / Jimmy Carter -- Seeking the parks / Paul Pritchard -- Timeline of western awareness -- A land of rural virtue -- Transcendence -- A grand, good thing -- A breathing place for the national lungs -- For our children's children -- The heart may be said to sing
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781426205637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)762212745
  • (OCoLC)ocn762212745
Label
An American idea : the making of the National Parks, Kim Heacox ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187) and index
Contents
The finest legacy / Jimmy Carter -- Seeking the parks / Paul Pritchard -- Timeline of western awareness -- A land of rural virtue -- Transcendence -- A grand, good thing -- A breathing place for the national lungs -- For our children's children -- The heart may be said to sing
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9781426205637
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)762212745
  • (OCoLC)ocn762212745

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