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The national parks : America's best idea : an illustrated history

Duncan, Dayton (Author). Burns, Ken, 1953- National parks. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Erlanger Branch 333.783 D911n 2009 (Text) 33126015255262 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 333.783 D911n 2009 (Text) 33126015255270 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307268969 :
  • ISBN: 0307268969
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 403 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + 1 col. map/poster (39 x 54 cm., folded to 27 x 20 cm.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Maps on endpapers.
"Based on a film by Ken Burns, produced by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, written by Dayton Duncan."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-390) and index.
Summary, etc.: In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world's first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, through the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites and 84 million acres.
Subject: United States. National Park Service History
National parks and reserves United States History
National parks and reserves United States History Pictorial works
Nature conservation United States History
Interviews United States
United States History, Local
United States History, Local Pictorial works

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