Discover America: the Smithsonian book of the national parks

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Smithsonian Books, 1995 - Photography - 224 pages
The magnificent national parks of the United States draw visitors eager to witness scenic beauty--from the wind-honed shapes of Arches National Park in Utah to the crashing shoreline of Acadia Naitonal Park in Maine. This book combines prosaic text with stunning photography to provide a glorious tribute to the cultural, political, and natural history of America, as seen through its natural parks. 202 photos, 160 in color.

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Little poses a pertinent question in his forward: Is there room for another book on national parks? Fortunately for him--and for the reader--the answer is yes. The photographs by David Muench are ... Read full review

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John L. Berger has served as a consultant to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Science and to the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress. He has also taught at the University of San Francisco and the University of Maryland. He is also the author of "Restoring the Earth," "Charging Ahead," and "Beating the Heat," 

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