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Glacier National Park : a culmination of giants / George Bristol ; foreword by Dayton Duncan.

Author/Creator:
Bristol, George Lambert author.
Publication:
Reno, Nevada : University of Nevada Press, [2017]
Series:
America's national parks series.
America's national parks series
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Glacier National Park (Mont.) -- History.
Montana -- Glacier National Park.
Form/Genre:
History.
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:
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
Appendix B: Report of Presidential Visit to Glacier National Park.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Bristol, George Lambert. Glacier National Park.
ISBN:
9781943859481
1943859485
OCLC:
972736412
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