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Wilderness in national parks : playground or preserve  Cover Image Book Book

Wilderness in national parks : playground or preserve / John C. Miles.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780295988740 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0295988746 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780295988757 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0295988754 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 334 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Wilderness and the origins of National Parks -- Wilderness and the new agency -- Wilderness becomes an issue for the Park Service -- Preservation of the primeval in the Post-Mather Era -- More ferment and expansion -- From the war to Director Wirth -- The drive for a wilderness act -- A hesitant start at implementation -- Wilderness reviews reluctantly completed -- Wilderness in Alaska -- A new sort of National Park wilderness -- Park wilderness after the reviews -- The work continues -- Epilogue.
Subject: Wilderness areas > United States.
National parks and reserves > United States.
Nature conservation > United States.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.


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