Battle for the Wilderness

Battle for the Wilderness

by Michael Frome

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874805529
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 10/22/1997
Series: Encore Edition Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Frome’s previous publications include Strangers in High Places, The Varmints, Rand McNally National Park Guide, and Whose Woods These Are.

Table of Contents

Preface: Wilderness is Here to Stay, 1997
Prologue: A Navigational Perspective

PART I. Wilderness Values
1. What is Wilderness?
2. An American Happening
3. The Cultural Heritage in Wilderness
4. A Scientific Resource
5. A Place for Wild Animals, Wild Plants
6. Recreation For Everyone...
7. ...But Not Everyone at Once

PART II. Saving the Wilderness
8. Saving Wilderness by Law—The Ancient Creed
9. Saving Wilderness by Law—The Ultimate Showdown
10. Hearing the People's Case
11. Any Wilderness in the East?
12. Beyond the Wilderness Act

Epilogue: Where the Battle Begins

Appendix A. Text of the Wilderness Act
Appendix B. Landmarks in Wilderness Preservation
Appendix C. National Wilderness Preservation System

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