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The State Park Movement in America: A Critical Review

By: Ney L Landrum

304 pages, 40 illus, figs, tabs, maps

University of Missouri Press

Hardback | Jan 2004 | #145970 | ISBN: 0826215009
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The author traces the evolution of the state park movement from its imprecise and largely unconnected origins to its status as an essential and firmly established state government responsibility, nationwide in scope. It should be of interest to those concerned with federal, state or local parks.

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Ney C. Landrum is Director Emeritus of the Florida Divison of Recreation and Parks, where he developed one of the largest and most respected park systems in the country. He is the editor of Histories of the Southeastern State Park Systems. Now retired, he lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

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