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The Resource Preserving nature in the national parks : a history : with a new preface and epilogue, Richard West Sellars

Preserving nature in the national parks : a history : with a new preface and epilogue, Richard West Sellars

Label
Preserving nature in the national parks : a history : with a new preface and epilogue
Title
Preserving nature in the national parks
Title remainder
a history : with a new preface and epilogue
Statement of responsibility
Richard West Sellars
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sellars, Richard West
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • National parks and reserves
  • National parks and reserves
  • Nature conservation
  • Natural resources
  • SCIENCE
  • National parks and reserves
  • National parks and reserves
  • Natural resources
  • Nature conservation
  • United States
Label
Preserving nature in the national parks : a history : with a new preface and epilogue, Richard West Sellars
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the 2009 edition -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Creating tradition : the roots of national park management -- Growth of the National Park concept -- Resorts, spas, and early National Parks -- The management of nature -- 2. Codifying tradition : the National Park Service Act of 1916 -- Advocates and opponents -- The statement of purpose -- A utilitarian act -- 3. Perpetuating tradition : the National Parks under Stephen T. Mather, 1916-1929 -- Building park service leadership -- A formal policy and a bureaucratic rivalry -- Appropriate and inappropriate park development -- Deletions and additions of park lands -- Nature management -- The predator problem -- Popular wildlife species -- Forest management -- Ecological concerns and Mather's leadership -- Utilitarian aesthetics and National Park management -- 4. The rise and decline of ecological attitudes, 1929-1940 -- Park Service leadership and the wildlife biologists -- Conflict over park development -- Biological research -- Rangelands and the grazing species -- Predators -- Fish -- Forests -- Expanding Park Service programs -- New Deal impacts on the Park Service -- Declining influence of the wildlife biologists -- 5. The war and postwar years, 1940-1963 -- Wartime and postwar pressures -- Natural resource issues under Drury and Wirth -- The status of wildlife biology -- The road to Mission 66 -- Mission 66 -- Changes in wilderness and recreation programs -- The public hunting crisis and a new look at National Parks -- 6. Science and the struggle for bureaucratic power : the Leopold era, 1963-1981 -- Mission 66 and Parkscape U.S.A. -- The Leopold and National Academy reports -- The pursuit of bureaucratic power -- Environmental legislation and change -- Policies : new and old -- Natural regulation and elk -- Grizzly bears -- Forest -- Exotic species -- The State of the Parks reports -- 7. A house divided : the National Park Service and environmental leadership -- Building an environmental record -- The Vail Agenda -- National Park Service culture and recreational tourism
Control code
ocn808346509
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2009 edition
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300143669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt112q97
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808346509
Label
Preserving nature in the national parks : a history : with a new preface and epilogue, Richard West Sellars
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-360) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the 2009 edition -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Creating tradition : the roots of national park management -- Growth of the National Park concept -- Resorts, spas, and early National Parks -- The management of nature -- 2. Codifying tradition : the National Park Service Act of 1916 -- Advocates and opponents -- The statement of purpose -- A utilitarian act -- 3. Perpetuating tradition : the National Parks under Stephen T. Mather, 1916-1929 -- Building park service leadership -- A formal policy and a bureaucratic rivalry -- Appropriate and inappropriate park development -- Deletions and additions of park lands -- Nature management -- The predator problem -- Popular wildlife species -- Forest management -- Ecological concerns and Mather's leadership -- Utilitarian aesthetics and National Park management -- 4. The rise and decline of ecological attitudes, 1929-1940 -- Park Service leadership and the wildlife biologists -- Conflict over park development -- Biological research -- Rangelands and the grazing species -- Predators -- Fish -- Forests -- Expanding Park Service programs -- New Deal impacts on the Park Service -- Declining influence of the wildlife biologists -- 5. The war and postwar years, 1940-1963 -- Wartime and postwar pressures -- Natural resource issues under Drury and Wirth -- The status of wildlife biology -- The road to Mission 66 -- Mission 66 -- Changes in wilderness and recreation programs -- The public hunting crisis and a new look at National Parks -- 6. Science and the struggle for bureaucratic power : the Leopold era, 1963-1981 -- Mission 66 and Parkscape U.S.A. -- The Leopold and National Academy reports -- The pursuit of bureaucratic power -- Environmental legislation and change -- Policies : new and old -- Natural regulation and elk -- Grizzly bears -- Forest -- Exotic species -- The State of the Parks reports -- 7. A house divided : the National Park Service and environmental leadership -- Building an environmental record -- The Vail Agenda -- National Park Service culture and recreational tourism
Control code
ocn808346509
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2009 edition
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300143669
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt112q97
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808346509

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