ISBN-10:
0813922682
ISBN-13:
9780813922683
Pub. Date:
04/21/2004
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Cumberland Island National Seashore: A History of Conservation Conflict

Cumberland Island National Seashore: A History of Conservation Conflict

by Lary M. Dilsaver

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ISBN-13: 9780813922683
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 04/21/2004
Series: Center Books Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,156,175
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lary M. Dilsaver, Professor of Geography at the University of South Alabama, is the author or editor of several books about national parkland and natural history, including America’s National Park System.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1A Richness of Resources: Cumberland Island to 18808
2The Era of Rich Estates, 1881-196536
3Creating Cumberland Island National Seashore76
4Land Acquisition and Retained Rights111
5Planning and Operating in the 1970s137
6Resource Management in the 1970s165
7Contested Paradise: The 1980s and Early 1990s195
8Hope for the New Century239
Conclusion260
Appendix ANational Park Service Officials267
Appendix BCumberland Island National Seashore Operating Base Budgets269
Notes271
Index309

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