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Natural Museums: US National Parks, 1872-1916

By: Kathy Mason

128 pages, no illustrations

Michigan State University Press

Paperback | Apr 2004 | #148065 | ISBN: 0870137115
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About this book

In 1872 the world' s first national park was founded at Yellowstone. Although ideas of nature conservation were not embrace by American public, five more were created before 1900. In 1916 the Park Service was born and the country boasted more than 14 national parks. This is their history.

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