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Yosemite National Park (Postcard History Series)
     

Yosemite National Park (Postcard History Series)

by Tammy Lau
 

A mere utterance of the word "Yosemite" conjures up images of Half Dome, El Capitan, giant sequoias, and the unmatched beauty this northern California park has to offer. However, the area known today as Yosemite has not always been a place of tranquility. Once the home of Ahwahnee tribe, these Native Americans were forced to surrender their home to armed miners

Overview


A mere utterance of the word "Yosemite" conjures up images of Half Dome, El Capitan, giant sequoias, and the unmatched beauty this northern California park has to offer. However, the area known today as Yosemite has not always been a place of tranquility. Once the home of Ahwahnee tribe, these Native Americans were forced to surrender their home to armed miners rushing for gold and a California government clutching the philosophy of Manifest Destiny.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738508849
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Postcard History Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author


The survival of Yosemite is a testament to nature's strength and beauty. The park has become a legend, and it is a legend captured in the stereoscopes and postcards throughout Yosemite National Park. Tammy Lau and Linda Sitterding have collected over 200 images in a fantastic effort to share Yosemite's beauty as well as reveal the valley's unmatched mystique.

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