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Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park

Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park

by Paul Schullery, Lee Whittlesey
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ISBN-13: 9780803234734
Publisher: UNP - Bison Books
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Paul Schullery is the author of many books on the American West, including Searching for Yellowstone and Old Yellowstone Days. He wrote and narrated the PBS film Yellowstone: America’s Sacred Wilderness and is currently scholar-in-residence at Montana State University Library.

Lee Whittlesey is park historian for the National Park Service at Yellowstone National Park. He is the author of several books, most recently Ho! for Wonderland: Travelers’ Accounts of Yellowstone, 1872–1914 and A Yellowstone Album: A Photographic Celebration of the First National Park.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
1. In Camp That Night
2. A Rather Unusual Discussion
3. On the Documentary Trail from Madison Junction
4. Coming to Terms with Nathaniel Langford
5. Altruists and Realists
6. Spreading the Word
7. The Debate
8. It Came Out All Right!
9. Leaving It All Behind
10. Myth and Responsibility
Conclusion: Campfire Lessons
Appendix: Known and Reported Accounts of the Washburn Expedition

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