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BOOKS ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARKS / NATIONAL PARK SERVICE


book coverAlbright, Horace M. and Marian Albright Schenck Creating the National Park Service: The Missing Years. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. 350 pp. Ise, John. Our National Park Policy: A Critical History. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1961. Reprint ed., Arno Press, 1979. 701 pp. book cover
book cover book cover Dilsaver, Lary M., ed. America's National Park System: The Critical Documents. 2nd edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016. 506 pp.

Dilsaver, Lary M., ed. America's National Park System: The Critical Documents. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. 484 pp.

Dilsaver, Lary M., ed. America's National Park System: The Critical Documents. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1994. 470 pp.
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book cover Everhart, William C. The National Park Service. New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, Inc., 1972. 288pp. Everhart, William C. The National Park Service. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1983. 197 pp.book cover
book cover Everhardt, Bill. Take Down Flag & Feed Horses. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1998. Foresta, Ronald A. America's National Parks and Their Keepers. Washington: Resources for the Future, 1985. 382 pp. book cover
book cover Farabee, Charles R. "Butch", Jr. Death, Daring and Disaster: Search and Rescue in the National Parks. Boulder, CO: The Roberts Rinehart Publishing Group, 1999. Farabee, Charles R. "Butch", Jr. Death, Daring and Disaster: Search and Rescue in the National Parks. Revised edition. Lanham: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2005. book cover

Hosmer, Charles B., Jr. Preservation Comes of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1981. 2 vols., 1,291 pp.
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Kaufman, Polly Wells. National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, updated ed., 2006. 352pp.

Kaufman, Polly W. National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1996. 305 pp.
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book cover Keiter, Robert B. To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea. Robert B. Keiter Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2013. 368 pp. Mackintosh, Barry. The National Parks: Shaping the System. Washington, DC: National Park Service, 2005. 128 pp. book cover
book cover Rettie, Dwight F. Our National Park System: Caring for America's Greatest Natural and Historic Treasures. Urbana, IL: : University of Illinois Press, 1996. 293 pp.

Rettie, Dwight F. Our National Park System: Caring for America's Greatest Natural and Historic Treasures. Urbana, IL: : University of Illinois Press, 1995. 308 pp.
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book cover Rothman, Hal K. America's National Monuments: The Politics of Preservation. Lawrence, KA: University Press of Kansas, 1994. 280 pp.

Rothman, Hal Preserving Different Pasts: The American National Monuments. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989. 280pp.
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Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. 4th ed. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2010. 336 pp.

Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln, NE.: 3rd ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997. 335 pp.

Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln, NE.: 2d ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987. 356 pp.

Runte, Alfred. National Parks: The American Experience. Lincoln, NE.: 1st ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1979. 254 pp.

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Runte, Alfred. Trains of Discovery: Railroads and the Legacy of Our National Parks. 5th ed., Lanham, MD: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 2011.

Runte, Alfred. Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks. 4th ed., Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1998.

Runte, Alfred. Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks. 3rd (Collector's) ed., Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1994.

Runte, Alfred. Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks. 2nd ed., Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1990.

Runte, Alfred. Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks. 1st ed., Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1984. 89p.

book coverRunte, Alfred. Yosemite: The Embattled Wilderness. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1990. 282p. Fiege, Mark. The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2012. 600 pp.book cover
book coverSax, Joseph L. Mountains Without Handrails: Reflections on the National Parks, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1980. Schullery, Paul. Searching for Yellowstone: Ecology and Wonder in the Last Wilderness. Houghton Mifflin Press. book cover
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Sellars, Richard West, Preserving Nature in the National Parks: A History New Haven and London, Yale University Press, rev. ed., 2009. 440pp.

Sellars, Richard West, Preserving Nature in the National Parks: A History New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1997. 380 pp.
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book coverMengak, Kathy. Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. 2012. 336pp. Sontag, William H., ed. National Park Service: The First 75 Years. Philadelphia, PA: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1990. 64 pp. book cover
book coverSpence, Mark David. Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2000. Albright, Horace M., and Robert Cahn. The Birth of the National Park Service: The Founding Years, 1913-33. Salt Lake City: Howe Brothers, 1985. 340 pp.book cover
book coverHartzog, George B., Jr. Battling for the National Parks. Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell, 1988. 284 pp. Ridenour, James M. The National Parks Compromised: Pork Barrel Politics and America's Treasures. Merrillville, IN: ICS Books, 1994. 254 pp. book cover
book coverShankland, Robert. Steve Mather of the National Parks. 3d ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 346 pp. Swain, Donald C. Wilderness Defender: Horace M. Albright and Conservation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970. 347 pp. book cover
book coverWirth, Conrad L. Parks, Politics, and the People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980. 397 pp. Carr, Ethan.Lincoln, NE: Wilderness by Design: Landscape Architecture and the National Park Service. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1998, 384 pp. book cover
book cover Cole, David N. and Laurie Yung, eds. Beyond Naturalness. Rethinking Park and Wilderness Stewardship in an Era of Rapid Change. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2010. 287pp. Flint, Linda McClelland. Building the National Parks: Historic Landscape Design and Construction.Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. book cover
book coverLee, Antoinette J. Architects to the Nation: The Rise and Decline of the Supervising Architect's Office. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2000. Murtagh, William J. Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. book cover
book coverErnst, J.W. Worthwhile Places: Correspondence of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Horace Albright Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 1999. 354p. Harmon, David, Francis P. McManamon, and Dwight T. Pitcaithley, eds. The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation. Tucson: University of Arizona, 2006. 326pp. book cover
book coverWinks, Robin S. Laurance S. Rockefeller: Catalyst for Conservation. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1997. Danno, Robert M. Worth Fighting For: A Park Rangers Unexpected Battle Against Federal Bureaucrats and Washington Redskins Owner Dan Snyder. Shepherdstown, WV: Honor Code Publishing, 2012. 277p. book cover
book coverBerkowitz, Paul. The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service Investigation at Hubbell Trading Post. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2011. 373p. Moritsch, Barbara J. The Soul of Yosemite: Finding, Defending, and Saving the Valley's Sacred Wild Nature. Rochester, NY: CJM Books, 2012. 336p. book cover
book coverHampton, H. Duane. How the U.S. Cavalry Saved our National Parks. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1971. 246p. Tweed, William C. Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010. 248p. book cover
book cover Albright, Horace M. "Oh, Ranger!" A Book about the National Parks. Stanford University, CA: Stanford University Press, 1929. 189p.

Albright, Horace M. "Oh, Ranger!" A Book about the National Parks. National Park Service Centennial Edition. Riverside, CT: The Chatham Press, Inc., 1972. 253p.
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book coverBurnett, Jim. Hey Ranger!: True Tales of Humor & Misadventure from America's National Parks. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2005. 240p. Burnett, Jim. Hey Ranger 2: More True Tales of Humor and Misadventure from the Great Outdoors. Taylor Trade Publishing, 2007. 264p. book cover
book cover Catton, Theodore. Inhabited Wilderness: Indians, Eskimos, and National Parks in Alaska. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. 1997. 309p. Burnham, Philip. Indian Country, God's Country: Native Americans And The National Parks. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. 2000. 384p. book cover
book cover Keller, Robert H. and Michael F. Turek. American Indians & National Parks. The University of Arizona. 1999. 319p. Lowry, William R. The Capacity for Wonder. Washington, D.C.,: The Brookings Institution. 1994. 296p. book cover
book cover Butler, Mary Ellen. Prophet of the Parks: The Story of William Penn Mott, Jr.. Ashburn, VA: The National Recreation and Parks Association. 1999. 313p. Chase, Alston. Playing God in Yellowstone: The Destruction of America's First National Park. San Diego, CA: A Harvest/HBJ Book. 1987. 478p. book cover
book cover Lien, Carsten. Olympic Battleground: The Power Politics of Timber Preservation. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books. 1991. 441p.

Lien, Carsten. Olympic Battleground: The Power Politics of Timber Preservation. 2nd ed. Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers Books. 2000. 460p.
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book cover Farabee, Jr., Charles R. "Butch". National Park Ranger: An American Icon. Lanham, MD: Roberts Rinehart Publishers. 2003. 192p. Garrison, Lemuel A. The Making of a Ranger: Forty Years with the National Parks. Salt Lake City, UT: Howe Brothers. 1983. 320p. book cover
book cover Dilsaver, Lary M. Cumberland Island National Seashore: A History of Conservation Conflict Charlotteville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2004. 323pp. Frome, Michael. Regreening the National Parks. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 1992. 289p. book cover
book cover Miles, John C. Wilderness in National Parks: Playground or Preserve. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. 2009. 344p. Nash, Roderick Frazier. Wilderness and the American Mind Fifth Edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 440p. book cover
book cover Harmon, David and Allen D. Putney, eds. The Full Value of Parks: From Economics to the Intangible. Lanham: MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. 347 pp. Schullery, Paul and Lee Whittlesey. Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. 125 pp. book cover
book cover Louter, David. Windshield Wilderness: Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks. Seattle, WA: Unversity of Washington Press, 2006. 240 pp. Sutter, Paul S. Driven Wild: How the Fight Against Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness Movement. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2002. 343 pp. book cover
book cover Lowry, William R. Repairing Paradise: The Restoration of Nature in America's National Parks. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 2009. 287 pp. Whisnant, Anne Mitchell. Super-Scenic Motorway: A Blue Ridge Parkway History. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 464 pp. book cover
book cover Carr, Ethan. Mission 66: Modernism and the National Park Dilemma. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. 2007. 407p. Davis, Timothy. National Park Roads: A Legacy in the American Landscape. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 331 pp. book cover
book cover Ghiglieri, Michael P. and Thomas M. Myers. Over The Edge: Death in Grand Canyon. Flagstaff: Puma Press, 2012. 586p. Ghiglieri, Michael P. and Charles R. Farabee. Off the Wall: Death in Yosemite. Flagstaff: Puma Press, 2007. 608p. book cover
book cover Whittlesey, Lee H. Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1995. 240p Whittlesey, Lee H. Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park. 2nd Edition. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 2014. 440p. book cover
book coverRoediger, David and Martin H. Blatt. The Meaning of Slavery in the North.New York, NY: Garland Pub. 1999. Frome, Michael. Rediscovering National Parks in the Spirit of John Muir. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. 2015. 272p. book cover
book cover Heacox, Kim. The National Parks: An Illustrated History. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 2015. 384p. Hansen, Heather. Prophets and Moguls, Rangers and Rogues, Bison and Bears: 100 Years of The National Park Service. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 2015. 352p. book cover
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