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The national parks

Ken Burns

The national parks

America"s best idea

by Ken Burns

  • 185 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • History,
  • United States. National Park Service,
  • Nature conservation

  • About the Edition

    Chronicles the history of America"s national parks system from its birth in the middle 1800s to the present day.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerica"s best idea, National parks, America"s best idea (Television program)
    Statementa film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan ; written by Dayton Duncan ; directed by Ken Burns
    ContributionsCoyote, Peter, narrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE160 .N384 2016
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] :
    Pagination6 videodiscs (720 min.)
    Number of Pages720
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26929290M
    ISBN 10162789585X
    LC Control Number2016021091

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The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War/5().