National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History
University of New Mexico Press, Dec 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 312 pages
This lively study provides a missing chapter in the history of the nations preservation of historic space and wild and scenic landscapes. Now available in paperback, it draws on extensive research, including hundreds of personal interviews. Kaufman presents the untold story of women's contributions to the national parks, making clear for the first time the role of women who have helped shape our national park system. Also included in this edition is information on women's history sites in the national parks.
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