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Glacier National Park: A Culmination of Giants

George Bristol, foreword by Dayton Duncan
Format
Book
Published
Reno : University of Nevada Press, 2017.
Language
English
Series
America's National Parks
ISBN
9781943859481 (paperback : alkaline paper)
Summary
"The flow of history is created, championed, and sustained by giants. This is certainly the case of Glacier National Park, which was forged by mountains and ice, discovered and protected by early humans, brought into being as America's 10th national park, and thereafter maintained and enhanced by others throughout the 20th century, even to the present day"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Foreword / by Dayton Duncan
  • Laying the Foundation : Three Giants: Sedimentation, Crustal Movement, Erosion
  • Footprints : The Original People
  • The Coming of Napikwan : Explorers, Settlers, and a One-Eyed Baron with Vision
  • Except for the Founding Fathers
  • Louis Hill, George Bird Grinnell, and the Fight to Save a Crown
  • Molding a National Park : 1910-1929
  • The National Park Service and Park Makers : 1915-1933
  • A Road, Another Roosevelt, and the CCC
  • Post-War America : A Renewed Love Affair Creates a Dilemma
  • Looking Ahead
  • The Main Thing Is the Whole Thing
  • Appendix A: Franklin D. Roosevelt : Radio Address from Two Medicine Chalet, Glacier National Park, August 5, 1934
  • Appendix B: Report of Presidential Visit to Glacier National Park.
Description
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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