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The Resource The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history, by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns

The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history, by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns

Label
The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history
Title
The national parks
Title remainder
America's best idea : an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a narrative history of the American National Park System, examining the events and political battles that led to the establishment of each park while profiling each for its unique attributes, in a volume that also pays tribute to key advocates
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Duncan, Dayton
Dewey number
333.78/30973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Burns, Ken
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National parks and reserves
  • National parks and reserves
  • United States
  • United States
  • Nature conservation
  • United States
  • Interviews
Label
The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history, by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on a film by Ken Burns produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, written by Dayton Duncan."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-390) and index
Contents
Preface: A treasure house of nature's superlatives -- The scripture of nature -- Homeland : an interview with Gerard Baker -- For the benefit of the people -- Transcendence : an interview with Shelton Johnson -- Empire of grandeur -- Stories of discovery: an interview with Nevada Barr -- Going home -- Redefining beauty : an interview with Paul Schullery -- Great nature -- Democracy at its best : an interview with Juanita Greene -- The morning of creation -- This is what we loved : an interview with Terry Tempest Williams -- Essay: The best day
Control code
BK0008114054
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 403 p.
Isbn
9780307268969
Lccn
2009020880
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history, by Dayton Duncan ; with a preface by Ken Burns
Publication
Note
"Based on a film by Ken Burns produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, written by Dayton Duncan."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-390) and index
Contents
Preface: A treasure house of nature's superlatives -- The scripture of nature -- Homeland : an interview with Gerard Baker -- For the benefit of the people -- Transcendence : an interview with Shelton Johnson -- Empire of grandeur -- Stories of discovery: an interview with Nevada Barr -- Going home -- Redefining beauty : an interview with Paul Schullery -- Great nature -- Democracy at its best : an interview with Juanita Greene -- The morning of creation -- This is what we loved : an interview with Terry Tempest Williams -- Essay: The best day
Control code
BK0008114054
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 403 p.
Isbn
9780307268969
Lccn
2009020880
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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