Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr.

Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr.

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ISBN-13: 9780826351081
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 04/15/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author


Kathy Mengak taught outdoor recreation classes for fourteen years before moving to Georgia where she writes and works for the University of Georgia.

Table of Contents

Illustrations and Maps vii

Foreword Robert M. Utley ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Early Years 10

Chapter 2 The National Park Service 23

Chapter 3 Journey to the Directorate 35

Chapter 4 The HartzogDirectorate 47

Chapter 5 Opening the Door to Workforce Diversity 61

Chapter 6 Urban Recreation Programs and Areas 93

Chapter 7 Expanding the National Park System 126

Chapter 8 Alaska, the Last Park Frontier 167

Chapter 9 More New Directions 195

Chapter 10 Going Fishing: Life After the National Park Service 227

Chapter 11 The Hartzog Legacy 236

Notes 245

Selected Bibliography 279

Index 289

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