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One Hundred Years In Yosemite: The Story Of A Great Park And Its Friends

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In "One Hundred Years In Yosemite: The Story Of A Great Park And Its Friends," Carl Parcher Russell provides a thorough and engaging history of Yosemite National Park. The book explores the park's evolution over the past century, from its establishment in 1890 to the present day. Russell delves into the key figures who played a role in shaping Yosemite, including conservationists, politicians, and park officials. He also delves into the challenges faced by the park, such as environmental threats and development pressures.

Russell's writing is both informative and engaging, making the history of Yosemite come alive for readers. His passion for the park shines through in every chapter, making it clear that he has a deep appreciation for its natural beauty and cultural significance. Readers will come away from this book with a newfound appreciation for Yosemite and a desire to visit the park themselves.

Overall, "One Hundred Years In Yosemite" is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of America's national parks or the conservation movement. Russell's thorough research and captivating storytelling make this book a true gem.

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This recording of the 1931 book about Yosemite National Park comprises the narrative text about the Park from its discovery by non-natives in the Indian War of 1851 to the mid-twentieth century. The printed book contains dozens of early photographs and drawings, as well as an extensive timeline and bibliography, which are not here recorded. The author was an ecologist, historian, and administrator. He was an officer of the U.S. National Park Service for thirty four years, serving as the Chief Naturalist of Yosemite from 1923-1929 and later as Park Superintendent. - Summary by David Wales

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