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Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and natural beauty, was born at the most improbable of times: the American Gilded Age, when altruism seemed extinct and society's vision seemed focused solely on greed and growth. Perhaps that is why the park's "creation myth" recounted how a few saintlike pioneer conservationists labored to set aside this unique wilderness against all odds, when in fact, the establishment of Yellowstone was the result of complex social, scientific, economic, and aesthetic forces. ...

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Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park
2003, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803243057

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