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6 edition of Building the National Parks found in the catalog.

Building the National Parks

Historic Landscape Design and Construction

by Linda Flint McClelland

  • 103 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Park facilities,
  • Landscape,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • United States,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • National Park Service,
  • United States - General,
  • Architecture / Landscape,
  • Design and construction,
  • Parks,
  • Wildlife,
  • Design,
  • History,
  • National parks and reserves

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn S. Reynolds (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870297M
    ISBN 100801855837
    ISBN 109780801855832

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