Where the Waters Divide: A 3,000-Mile Trek along America's Continental Divide

Where the Waters Divide: A 3,000-Mile Trek along America's Continental Divide

by Karen Berger, Daniel R. Smith
     
 

A tale of adventure, this is also a story of the American West and the ways in which it has been "used, crossed, inhabited, cursed, logged, grazed, and climbed." The authors write with insight about the history, environment, and politics of the region as they pass through grazing lands and reservations, mines and ghost towns, and miles and miles of wilderness.  See more details below

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A tale of adventure, this is also a story of the American West and the ways in which it has been "used, crossed, inhabited, cursed, logged, grazed, and climbed." The authors write with insight about the history, environment, and politics of the region as they pass through grazing lands and reservations, mines and ghost towns, and miles and miles of wilderness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881504033
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
1ST PBK
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
618,860
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Berger, author of the best-selling Hiking and Backpacking: A Trailside Guide, has hiked over 15,000 miles, including the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail.

Daniel R Smith is professor of history and political science at Iona College.

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