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Yellowstone: A Wilderness Besieged
by Richard A. Bartlett
University of Arizona Press, 1985
eISBN: 978-0-8165-5085-2 | Cloth: 978-0-8165-0890-7 | Paper: 978-0-8165-1098-6
Library of Congress Classification F722.B33 1985
Dewey Decimal Classification 978.752

"A detailed, well documented history of the extablishment (in 1872), growth, and maturation of Yellowstone National Park . . . America's (and the world's) first national park." —Wildlife Book Review

"Without question the best and most thought-provoking volume on America's first national park that has been written in the last half-century." —Journal of the West

"Broad ranging, informative, thoughtful, and simply fun to read." —Western Historical Quarterly

"...written in warm and human terms. It documents that good can triumph over greed, that man himself can overcome his tendency toward exploitation and follow his better self toward conservation and concern." --USA Today
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