Mountains Without Handrails by Joseph L. Sax
Reflections on the National Parks

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Focusing on the long-standing and bitter battles over recreational use of our national parklands, Joseph L. Sax proposes a novel scheme for the protection and management of America's national parks. Drawing upon the most controversial disputes of recent years---Yosemite National Park, the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, and the Disney plan for California's Mineral King Valley---Sax boldly unites the rich and diverse tradition of nature writing into a coherent thesis that speaks directly to the dilemma of the parks.

 

About Joseph L. Sax

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Sax is Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley. He was formerly the counselor to the Secretary of the Interior and Professor of Law, the University of Michigan Law School.
 
Published January 1, 1980 by The University of Michigan Press. 152 pages
Genres: Travel, Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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