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Building the national parks historic landscape design and construction by Linda Flint McClelland

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Published by Johns Hopkins Univesity Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English



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  • United States. National Park Service -- History,
  • Park facilities -- United States -- Design and construction -- History,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Design -- History,
  • Parks -- United States -- Design and construction -- History,
  • Landscape design -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementLinda Flint McClelland.
LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 M3 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 591 p. :
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL666962M
ISBN 100801855829, 0801855837
LC Control Number97012664

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