The Branding Iron

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Who has not gazed at Yosemite's ramparts of shining granite, at Yellowstone's
geysers and hot springs, at the awesome gorge of the Grand Canyon and not felt
a surge of pride over the sublimity of the American landscape. ... The motivation
and politics behind the establishment of our national parks are the subject of
Alfred Runte's interesting book. Contrary to what many assume, environmental
protection and wilderness values played little part in the founding of the early

Yellowstone Treasures

Author: Janet Chapple
Publisher: Granite Peak Publications
ISBN: 0985818298
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This fifth edition of the popular guide to Yellowstone, the world's first national park, revises descriptions of the hot springs, geysers, and wildlife viewing spots.

Dispossessing The Wilderness

Author: Mark David Spence
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195142433
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By contrasting the native histories of these places with the links between Indian policy developments and preservationist efforts, this work examines the complex origins of the national parks and the troubling consequences of the American ...

The Yellowstone National Park

Author: Hiram Martin Chittenden
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781358360800
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Repairing Paradise

Author: William R. Lowry
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815703921
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In Repairing Paradise, William Lowry, an eminent expert on U.S. natural resource policy, details and assesses four ambitious efforts to reverse environmental damage in the national parks: • The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone • ...

Selling The Dream

Author: Peter Alsop
ISBN: 9781877517778
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With close to 1000 images and of important essays, Selling the dream is the first dedicated and extensive celebration of this valuable material. The imagery is some of the finest graphic art ever produced in New Zealand"--Jacket flap.

Ecological Dynamics On Yellowstone S Northern Range

Author: Committee on Ungulate Management in Yellowstone National Park
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309083451
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Natural regulation minimizes human impacts, including management intervention by the National Park Service, on the park ecosystem. Many have attributed these changes to increased size of elk and other ungulate herds.

The Principles Of Geotourism

Author: Anze Chen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 366246697X
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The book introduces tourism earth-science as a new scientific discipline by applying the principles of earth-science in the study of natural and human tourism resources.