America's National Monuments: The Politics of Preservation

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"It is high time that a historian analyzed the role of the Antiquities Act of 1906 as a tool for historic preservation. This story is replete with heroes and villains (or at least obstructionists). It is a judicious view of the debates over the fate of our public lands."—Charles B. Hosmer, Jr., in Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

"Rothman makes a persuasive case for giving the monuments their earned place in the history of preservation. He has a particular talent for choosing revealing case studies."—Patricia Nelson Limerick in the Journal of Interdisciplinary History

"No one interested in the national park system, the national monuments, or the history of archaeology can afford to ignore this book—or will want to."—Stephen J. Pyne in Pacific Northwest Quarterly

"Rothman has full comprehension of the environmental movement and deftly weaves the history of the national monuments into the unfolding of the bigger story. A major work for all interested in the environmental and historic preservation movements."—Melody Webb in the Journal of Arizona History

Author Biography: Hal K. Rothman is a professor of history at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and editor of Environmental History. Among his books are Devil's Bargains: Tourism in the Twentieth-Century American West, "I'll Never Fight Fire with My Bare Hands Again": Recollections of the First Forest Rangers of the Inland Northwest; The Greening of a Nation? Environmentalism in the U.S. Since 1945; On Rims and Ridges: The Los Alamos Area Since 1880; and Reopening the American West. He was featured in a four-hour television special, "Las Vegas," on the Arts and Entertainment network.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780700606726
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Series: Development of Western Resources Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Map
Abbreviations
1 The Sequoia Stone Dish Incident 1
2 Pothunters and Professors 6
3 The Antiquities Act 34
4 The First Monuments 52
5 "Warning Sign" Preservation 74
6 Second-Class Sites 89
7 Boss Pinkley's Domain 119
8 Turf Wars 140
9 The New Deal and the National Monuments 162
10 History and the National Monuments 187
11 The Antiquities Act and the Modern Park System 212
Appendix: Chronology of National Monument Establishment 233
Bibliographic Essay 241
Index 247
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