Nature's Yellowstone

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University of Arizona Press, Apr 1, 1989 - History - 250 pages
In this handsome volume, the author discusses the region from geologic times until its withdrawal by an act of Congress as our first national park' in 1872. . . .This is an exceptionally fine book, a noteworthy blending of scholarly and popular history. Bartlett knows his subject well, both as a student and as an outdoorsman. —Pacific Northwest Quarterly

"A timely work; its mission' is to make the reader wish to have seen Yellowstone before the people came.' The author must be commended for writing a scholarly book with appeal for a popular audience." —Journal of American History

"A joy for the recreational reader and a solid reference for scholarly researchers . . .The author has been both energetic and fortunate in gathering material from a rich variety of original accounts and later writings, and he has used them skillfully." —Western Historical Quarterly

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Contents

The Mountain Bastions
3
The Plateau Inside
23
Flora and Fauna r
51
Copyright

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Richard A. Bartlett, Professor Emeritus of History in Florida State University is a well-known writer in the field of western history. Bartlett was educated at the Universities of Colorado and Chicago and became interested in the Great Surveys while in the mining camps of Boulder County, Colorado.

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