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The state park movement in America

a crictical review

by Ney C. Landrum

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parks -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-272) and index.

    StatementNey C. Landrum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 L36 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18839312M
    ISBN 100826215009
    LC Control Number2003019599

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