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Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park

by Paul Schullery

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone National Park
    • Subjects:
    • Yellowstone National Park -- History,
    • Yellowstone National Park -- Folklore

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Schullery and Lew Whittlesey.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsWhittlesey, Lee H., 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF722 .S375 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3682523M
      ISBN 100803243057
      LC Control Number2003040994

      Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park by Paul Schullery, Lee H Whittlesey starting at $ Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park has 1 . Yellowstone Foreve r is the official nonprofit partner of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone Forever promotes the preservation of Yellowstone through its educational bookstores, the publication of books, and funding provided to Yellowstone through membership and sales of educational materials.

      From rumors of ghosts in the iconic Old Faithful Inn to Bigfoot sightings throughout the park, Myths and Legends of Yellowstone makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of this national treasure's most fascinating and compelling stories. Softcover, pages. Another book in which (Dr.) Paul Schullery joins him as co-author is Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park (University of Nebraska Press, ). Their book A History of Large Mammals of the Yellowstone Lee Whittlesey’s thirty-five-year studies in the history of the Yellowstone region have made him an expert on /5.

      Yellowstone National Park is an American national park located mostly in Wyoming, with small sections in Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, Governing body: U.S. National Park Service. Park history references, including academic publications, government publications, management documents that inform the decision-making process at parks and protected areas, as well as links to websites that provide additional relevant information.


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Yellowstone. National Park Service photograph, Harpers Ferry Center. Euro-American exploration and the administrative history of the park. This was the manuscript that was to become TheYellowstoneStory, which he finished writing aboutthe year of his retirement.

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Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park. University of Nebraska Press, for the purposes of this book we mustCited by: 6. Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and natural beauty, was born at the most improbable of times: the American Gilded Age, when altruism seemed extinct and society?s vision seemed focused solely on greed and growth.

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Yellowstone National Park, a /5. In discussing Yellowstone's Creation Myth in an essay that ran in the George Wright Society forum back in and which in led to a book, Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park, Lee Whittlesey (Yellowstone's staff historian) and Paul Schullery (an historian who worked many years for the National Park Service in.

History of Yellowstone National Park Precontact. People have been in Yellowstone more than 11, years, as shown by archeological sites, trails, and oral histories. Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park. Lincoln/ University of Nebraska. Does a beloved institution need its own myths to survive.

Can conservationists avoid turning their heroes into legends. Should they try. Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and natural beauty, was born at the most improbable of times: the American Gilded Age, when altruism seemed extinct and society's vision seemed focused on only greed and growth.

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Paul Schullery is the author of many books on the American West, including Searching for Yellowstone and Old Yellowstone driftwood-dallas.com 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 driftwood-dallas.com: UNP - Bison Books. Get this from a library. Myth and history in the creation of Yellowstone National Park. [Paul Schullery; Lee H Whittlesey] -- Yellowstone National Park, a global icon of conservation and natural beauty, was born at the most improbable of times: the American Gilded Age.

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Journal of American Folklore () stated and are presented without supporting evidence, such as his assertion that Santería is "visible everywhere in Cuba" (p. "Paul Shullery and Lee Whittlesey have written a book that explores more than the 'campfire myth' and the creation of Yellowstone as the first national park."-Western Historical Quarterly, "The book should appeal to serious students of Western history and the conservation movement as well as those more philosophically inclined."-Mark Hertig, Nebraska History, "This book is valuable because it.Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park.

By Paul Schullery and Lee Whittlesey. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 41 Book Review Myth and History in the Creation of Yellowstone National Park by Paul Schullery and Lee Whittlesey Kim Allen Scott 43 Nature Notes Musings from the Berry Patch Sue Consolo Murphy 45 From the Archives FEATURES DEPARTMENTS A snowplane cockpit and a circa plate from the Canyon Hotel.

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