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Culture, Technology and the Creation of America's National Parks

By: Richard Grusin

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #144561 | ISBN: 0521826497
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Investigates how the establishment of national parks influenced the formation of American national identity after the Civil War. Grusin explores the origins of America's three major parks - Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Grand Canyon - in relation to other forms of landscape representation in the late C19.


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