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Title:
Guardians of the parks : a history of the National Parks and Conservation Association
Author:
Miles, John C.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Taylor & Francis in cooperation with National Parks and Conservations Association, 1995.
Physical Description:
xviii, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The stage is set -- The founding of the National Parks Association -- Coming of age in the 1920s -- What is-or should be-a national park? -- Surviving the 1930s -- Protecting the parks in wartime -- Battles in the post-war period -- The Sigurd Olson years -- Anthony Wayne Smith takes charge -- The identity crisis 1965-1975 -- A crisis of leadership -- Reaffirming the mission -- NPCA: seventy-five and working.
ISBN:
9781560324461
Format :
Book