A SHORT LIST OF READING MATERIAL FOR WESTERN NATIONAL PARKS AND ALASKA

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(Yellowstone National Park)

General Titles:

Ambrose, Stephen. UNDAUNTED COURAGE: MERRIWETHER LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON, AND THE OPENING OF THE AMERICAN WEST. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996.

Buck, Rinker. THE OREGON TRAIL: A NEW AMERICAN JOURNEY. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2016.

Davis, Tim. NATIONAL PARK ROADS: A LEGACY IN THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016.

Harris, Burton. JOHN COLTER: HIS YEARS IN THE ROCKIES. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Spence, Mark David. DISPOSSESSING THE WILDERNESS: INDIAN REMOVAL AND THE MAKING OF NATIONAL PARKS. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Williams, Terry Tempest. THE HOUR OF LAND: A PERSONAL TOPOGRAPHY OF AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS. New York: Farrar Strauss and Giroux, 2016.

Alaska and Denali National Park

Bernard, C. B. CHASING ALASKA: A PORTRAIT OF THE LAST FRONTIER THEN AND NOW. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2013.

Blum, Howard. THE FLOOR OF HEAVEN: A TRUE TALE OF THE LAST FRONTIER AND THE YUKON GOLD RUSH. New York: Broadway Paperbacks, 2011.

Berton, Pierre. THE KLONDIKE FEVER: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE LAST GREAT GOLD RUSH. New York: Carroll and Graf, 1958.

Borneman, Walter. ALASKA: SAGA OF A BOLD LAND. New York: Harper Collins, 2003.

Brown, William E. DENALI: SYMBOL OF THE ALASKAN WILD. Virginia Beach, VA: The Donning Co., 1993.

DENALI: A WILDERNESS COMPANION. Alaska Geographic.org.

DELAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE. Alaska Geographic.org.

Heacox, Kim. RHYTHM OF THE WILD: A LIFE INSPIRED BY ALASKA’S DENALI NATIONAL PARK. Guilford, CT: Rowman and Littlefield, 2013.

McGinniss, Joe. GOING TO EXTREMES. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.

Walker, Tom. MCKINLEY STATION: THE PEOPLE OF THE PIONEER PARK THAT BECAME DENALI. Missoula, MT: Pictoral History Publishing Co., 2009.

Crazy Horse Memorial

Dewall, Robb. CARVING A DREAM: A PHOTO HISTORY OF THE CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL. Helena, MT: Korczak Heritage, Inc. 1992.

McGaa, Ed. CRAZY HORSE AND CHIEF RED CLOUD. Rapid City, SD: Four Directions Publishing, 2004.

Powers, Thomas. THE KILLING OF CRAZY HORSE. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

Glacier National Park

Gildart, R.C. GLACIER COUNTY: MONTANA’S GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. Helena, MT: Far Country Press, 2002.

Guthrie, C.W. GLACIER NATIONAL PARK: THE FIRST 100 YEARS. Helena, MT: Far Country, 2008.

Grand Tetons National Park

Holdsworth: Pflughoft. THE GRAND TETONS: IMPRESSIONS. Helena, MT: Far Country Press, 2002.

Smithsonian: Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, WY

Hassrick, Peter; Besaw, Mindy N. PAINTED JOURNEYS: THE ART OF JOHN MIX STANLEY. Norman: OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.

Russell, Don. THE LIVES AND LEGENDS OF BUFFALO BILL. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960.

Warren, Louis S. BUFFALO BILL’S AMERICA: WILLIAM CODY AND THE WILD WEST SHOW. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

Mount Rushmore

Smith, Rex Alan. THE CARVING OF MT. RUSHMORE. New York: Abbeville Press, 1985.

Taliaferro, John. GREAT WHITE FATHERS: THE STORY OF THE OBSESSIVE QUEST TO CREATE MT. RUSHMORE. New York, Public Affairs, 2002.

Yellowstone National Park

Black, George. EMPIRE OF SHADOWS: THE EPIC STORY PF YELLOWSTONE. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2012.

Pflughoft, Fred. YELLOWSTONE: IMPRESSIONS. HELENA, MT. Far Country Press, 2002.

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(Denali National Park)

(There are numerous other publications, this is just a partial list that we are familiar with)