The Book of the National Parks

The Book of the National Parks

by Robert Sterling Yard


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The Book of the National Parks By Robert Sterling Yard

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974464494
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/19/2017
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Robert Sterling Yard (February 1, 1861 - May 17, 1945) was an American writer, journalist, and wilderness activist.Yard worked to promote the national parks as well as educate Americans about their use. Creating high standards based on aesthetic ideals for park selection, he also opposed commercialism and industrialization of what he called "America's masterpieces". These standards subsequently caused discord with his peers.

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