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Author Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007.

Title Blazing heritage : a history of wildland fire in the national parks / Hal K. Rothman
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 281 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Summary National parks played a unique role in the development of wildfire management on American public lands. With a different mission and meaning to the public, they were a psychic battleground for the contests between fire suppression and its use as a management tool. This tells how the national parks shaped federal fire management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Wildfires -- United States -- History.
Forest fires -- United States -- History.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- History.
Fire management -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199788958 ebook