Mission 66: Modern & Nat Park Dilemma

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The book succeeds as an account of large-scale government planning and standardized environmental intervention, a comparison of visitor versus wilderness-oriented ethos, and a solid example of scholarship that both explains and enriches. Carr focuses on landscape architecture, integrating the economic, sociological, and geographic aspects of the changing national park landscape. This volume should be part of every library supporting planning, recreation, land economics, and geography. Summing up: Essential.
The Public Historian
Anyone interested in learning more about our national parks, especially as we approach the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in 2016, as well as scholars of urban planning, suburbanization, historic preservation, landscape architecture, and post-World War II modern architecture, should read this book. . . . Mission 66 was a huge program and Carr makes an important contribution by examining many of its facets.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558495876
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Publication date: 6/6/2007
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 935,081
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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