National Park Roads

Author: Timothy Davis
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ISBN: 9780813937762
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As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, this book offers a fascinating and illuminating account of the agency's impact on American lives and landscapes.

Building The National Parks

Author: Linda Flint McClelland
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855832
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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 National Parks

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Publisher: Earth Aware Editions
ISBN: 9781683830054
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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists.

America S National Park Roads And Parkways

Author: Timothy Davis
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801878787
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More than a documentary record of historic design and construction practices, this book has practical applications for engineers, landscape architects, and cultural resource specialists in guiding design decisions, interpreting historic ...

Mission 66

Author: Ethan Carr
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558495876
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Ethan Carr's book examines the significance of the Mission 66 program and explores the influence of midcentury modernism on landscape design and park planning.

Pioneers Of American Landscape Design

Author: Charles A. Birnbaum
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071344203
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... The book strives to capture not only achievements but also personality ...Birnbaum's hope is that the book will inspire academics, students and other researchers .

Recording Historic Structures

Author: John A. Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471273806
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11.20). One of the major landscape documentation initiatives of the Historic
American Engineering Record was the Park Roads and Parkways Program, a ten
-year project to document national park roads. The program was a natural
outgrowth of HAER's emphasis on documenting engineering structures. In many
instances, these road systems represent remarkable feats of both engineering
and landscape architecture. Capturing this symbiosis required a unique
approach of blending ...

Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer

Author: Judith K. Major
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933927
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She also studied the works of Charles Darwin, Alexander von Humboldt, Henry David Thoreau, and many other nineteenth-century scientists and nature writers, which influenced her general belief in the relationship between science and the ...

National Parks Of America

Author: David Muench
Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 9781558681248
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Photographs showcase the natural beauty of such parks as Hawaii Volcanoes, the Great Smokies, Big Bend, the Redwoods, and Bryce Canyon