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The Art of the National Parks (Fifty-Nine Parks)

The Art of the National Parks (Fifty-Nine Parks)
(National Parks Art Books, Books For Nature Lovers, National Parks Posters, The Art of the National Parks)

by Weldon Owen,Theresa Pierno,JP Boneyard,Fifty-Nine Parks

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2021-07-20
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1647223709
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Explore the majesty of the National Parks through the eyes of contemporary artists. ART OF THE NATIONAL PARKS is a beautiful art book that displays the unique beauty of each U.S. National Park, as captured by the Fifty-Nine Parks Print Series Fifty-Nine Parks collaborated with some of the world’s foremost contemporary artists and designers to create original posters that celebrate the unique beauty of the U.S. National Park system. The wildly popular poster art that resulted is now available as a collection for the first time in this gorgeous art book. A contemporary take on the W.P.A. posters of the 1930s, each poster is a unique and original reflection of the talent and perspective of the contemporary artist who created it, resulting in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the majesty of the national parks. Includes art of the Top Ten Most Visited National Parks as rated by the National Park Service: (1) Great Smoky Mountains, (2) Grand Canyon, (3) Rocky Mountain, (4) Zion, (5) Yosemite, (6) Yellowstone, (7) Acadia, (8) Grand Teton, (9) Olympic, and (10) Glacier. Filled with Facts: Includes a comprehensive history and overview of the flora, fauna, and best sights in each park. Travel Guide: With seasonality and travel tips, Our National Treasure: The Art of the National Parks can also be used as a guide for visiting the national parks. Gift for Nature Lovers: An ideal gift gift for armchair travelers, national park enthusiasts, and anyone who appreciates contemporary art and design. Each Book Gives Back: Sales benefit the National Park Service. “Highlights the unique beauty of each national park” –SierraClub.com

Secrets of the National Parks

Secrets of the National Parks
The Experts' Guide to the Best Experiences Beyond the Tourist Trail

by National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2014
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9781435154100
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Identifies hidden treasures and lesser-known points of interest in each of America's national parks.

Backpacker Magazine's the National Parks Coast to Coast

Backpacker Magazine's the National Parks Coast to Coast
The 100 Best Hikes

by Backpacker Magazine

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2016-04-01
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781493019656
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector s item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service s 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast is a collection of the best 100 hikes in our national parks, featuring detailed hike profiles, maps, and full-color photos. The book also includes park-specific visiting tips, ranger bios and interviews, and contributions from prominent members of the outdoor community on the importance of our national park system. Full-bleed photos, gorgeous and rustic, flexibind packaging, coupled with the trusted Backpacker brand, make this a must-have book for hikers of all ages, as well as anyone with a lifelong love for our national parks and the great outdoors."

The National Parks

The National Parks
An American Legacy

by W. Clark Bunting

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2015-10-27
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1608874087
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Pays tribute to the landscape, diversity of species, and spirit found in American national parks.

Dispossessing the Wilderness

Dispossessing the Wilderness
Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

by Mark David Spence

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 2000
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN : 9780195142433
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Glacier preserve some of this country's most cherished wilderness landscapes. While visions of pristine, uninhabited nature led to the creation of these parks, they also inspired policies of Indian removal. 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 wilderness ideal. The first study to place national park history within the context of the early reservation era, it details the ways that national parks developed into one of the most important arenas of contention between native peoples and non-Indians in the twentieth century.

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th edition

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th edition
A Book

by National Geographic,Phil Schermeister

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2016-03-24
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 142621751X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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For all national parks lovers, and anyone with a sense of history, this 100% updated, completely redesigned edition of the best-selling National Parks guide in North America will continue to impress travelers with all-new descriptions, photos, and maps. In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this flagship, best-selling guide is fully revamped and updated with all new text, photographs, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks - including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown - for intensive on-the-ground research. Each entry is rewritten from scratch. Three hundred specially commissioned photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary package. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information.

Tourism and National Parks

Tourism and National Parks
International Perspectives on Development, Histories, and Change

by Warwick Frost,Colin Michael Hall

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN : 0415471567
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public’s imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evolved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume’s focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate levels but also to courses in international and comparative environmental history, conservation studies, and outdoor recreation management.

Creating the National Park Service

Creating the National Park Service
The Missing Years

by Horace M. Albright,Marian Albright Schenck

  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 1999
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780806131559
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Two men played a crucial role in the creation and early history of the National Park Service: Stephen T. Mather, a public relations genius of sweeping vision, and Horace M. Albright, an able lawyer and administrator who helped transform that vision into reality. In Creating the National Park Service, Albright and his daughter, Marian Albright Schenck, reveal the previously untold story of the critical "missing years" in the history of the service. During this period, 1917 and 1918, Mather's problems with manic depression were kept hidden from public view, and Albright, his able and devoted assistant, served as acting director and assumed Mather's responsibilities. Albright played a decisive part in the passage of the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916; the formulation of principles and policies for management of the parks; the defense of the parks against exploitation by ranchers, lumber companies, and mining interests during World War I; and other issues crucial to the future of the fledgling park system. This authoritative behind-the-scenes history sheds light on the early days of the most popular of all federal agencies while painting a vivid picture of American life in the early twentieth century.

The National Parks Coloring Book

The National Parks Coloring Book
A Book

by Jen Racine

  • Publisher : Lake George Press
  • Release : 2019-06-22
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9781733695947
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A fun and educational coloring book for kids and adults Featuring 24 of the most popular and scenic parks in the US including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Zion, Olympic, Acadia and more, The National Parks Coloring Book, is full of fun, unique and educational images to color. These pictures will inspire all ages and skill levels to learn, explore and love the beautiful National Parks of the US In this informative, educational, and easy-to-color coloring book, each park is represented with some of its distinguishing animals (big and small) along with plants and flowers and iconic sites. Detailed drawings of animals such as Grizzly Bear, White-Tailed Deer, American Bison, Mountain Lion, Gray Wolf, along with American Bullfrog, and Alpine Chipmunk (to name a few ). Wildflowers or plants commonly seen at the park are included along with a color key for reference. About the National Parks Coloring Book: A Map of all the National Parks. All the parks featured in the book are highlighted along with all the rest of the National parks found in the US. Great for All Skill Levels. Fun and easy-to-color artwork that will put a smile on the face of every kid who loves nature and parks. Makes a Great Gift. (or for that kid who's about to road trip in the back seat on their way to visit a park ). Double Images. One set for you and one to share or color again. Total of 48 pages to color. A Color Key. A guide for the colors for wildflowers featured in each park is found in the front of the book. Here is an alphabetical list of the 24 national parks you will find inside this educational and fun coloring book for kids and adults: Acadia National Park (Maine) Arches National Park (Utah) Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah) Crater Lake National Park (Oregon) Denali National Park (Alaska) Everglades National Park (Florida) Glacier National Park (Montana) Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming) Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee) Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas) Isle Royale National Park (Michigan) Joshua Tree National Park (California) Mammoth Cave National Park (Kentucky) Mesa Verde National Park (Colorado) Olympic National Park (Washington) Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) Saguaro National Park (Arizona) Sequoia National Park (California) Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) Yosemite National Park (California) Zion National Park (Utah)

Building the National Parks

Building the National Parks
Historic Landscape Design and Construction

by Linda Flint McClelland

  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 591
  • ISBN : 9780801855832
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency, was founded in 1942 by William 'Wild Bill' Donovan under the direction of President Roosevelt, who realized the need to improve intelligence during wartime. A rigorous recruitment process enlisted agents from both the armed services and civilians to produce operational groups specializing in different foreign areas including Italy, Norway, Yugoslavia and China. At its peak in 1944, the number of men and women working in the service totaled nearly 13,500. This intriguing story of the origins and development of the American espionage forces covers all of the different departments involved, with a particular emphasis on the courageous teams operating in the field. The volume is illustrated with many photographs, including images from the film director John Ford who led the OSS Photographic Unit and parachuted into Burma in 1943.

Guide to the National Parks of Canada

Guide to the National Parks of Canada
A Book

by Allan Casey

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781426208058
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National Parks

National Parks
The American Experience

by Alfred Runte

  • Publisher : Taylor Pub
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9781589794757
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this lavishly illustrated book well-known environmental historian Alfred Runte, a prominent figure on the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tells the highly engaging story of the development of our national parks, from the first national park, Yellowstone, to the more recent decision to set aside vast tracts of Alaska for preservation.

Mapping America's National Parks

Mapping America's National Parks
Preserving Our Natural and Cultural Treasures

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Esri Press
  • Release : 2021-02-16
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781589485464
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The National Parks of America

The National Parks of America
A Book

by James V. Murfin

  • Publisher : Smithmark Publishers
  • Release : 1989
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9780831763282
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A state-by-state guide to the national parks, preserves, monuments, seashores, and historic sites throughout America

Our National Parks and the Search for Sustainability

Our National Parks and the Search for Sustainability
A Book

by Bob R. O'Brien

  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 1999
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 9780292760509
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Explores the National Park Service's attempt to achieve "sustainability," a balance that allows as many people as possible to visit a park that is kept in as natural a state as possible.

The National Parks: A Wooden Magnet Set

The National Parks: A Wooden Magnet Set
A Book

by Matt Garczynski

  • Publisher : RP Minis
  • Release : 2020-04-07
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 9780762469000
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bring your love of the National Parks home with this hip keepsake set, featuring wooden magnets, a map of the U.S., and pin stickers, illustrated by Brainstorm. Show off your pride in the U.S. National Parks with this charmingly illustrated set of outdoorsy keepsakes! Highlighting top spots, like Yellowstone, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite, as well as lesser-known Parks, this collection is perfect for any Parks enthusiast. This kit includes: 5 full-color, deluxe wooden magnets featuring illustrations from Yosemite, Yellowstone, Joshua Tree, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks. A full-color, foldout map of the United States, marked with the locations of each National Park. Sheets of pin-shaped stickers, for noting Parks visited. A 72-page mini book with profiles of all 61 U.S. National Parks.

National Geographic Destination Map 2018 National Parks of the United States

National Geographic Destination Map 2018 National Parks of the United States
A Book

by National Geographic Maps

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2018-01-08
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9781566957519
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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- Waterproof - Tear-Resistant - Travel Map National Geographic's Destination Map of National Parks of the United States highlights the nearly 400 magnificent parks across America. The country is represented in subtle earth-tones with shaded mountain relief and intricately drawn river systems. Photos capture some of the diverse landscapes preserved and protected by the national park system. A list of all park service units, sorted by state, is also included to help you find the closest park, national monument, or national historic site. Every Destination Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough -- capable of withstanding the rigors of any kind of travel. Map Scale = 1:5,200,000 Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5" Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

The National Parks

The National Parks
Shaping the System

by National Park Service (U S,National Park Service Staff,Barry Mackintosh

  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Tells the story of the evolution of the United States National Park System.

America's National Parks

America's National Parks
The Spectacular Forces that Shaped Our Treasured Lands

by Paul Schullery

  • Publisher : Dk Pub
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 405
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Spectacular full-color photographs and topographic maps that detail key landmarks and travel routes through the parks explore the geological and natural wonders of fifty-five of America's remarkable national parks, accompanied by descriptions and commentary that document each park's unique features, plant and animal life, and more.

Lassoing the Sun

Lassoing the Sun
A Year in America's National Parks

by Mark Woods

  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2016-06-14
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1250105897
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark’s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks. On the eve of turning fifty and a little burned-out, Mark decided to reconnect with the great outdoors. He'd spend a year visiting the national parks. He planned to take his mother to a park she'd not yet visited and to re-create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad-generation daughter. But then the unthinkable happened: his mother was diagnosed with cancer, given just months to live. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something more: a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind.