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Engineering Eden

The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature

Engineering Eden( )
Author: Smith, Jordan Fisher
ISBN:978-0-307-45426-3
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Crown
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

The fascinating story of a trial that opened a window onto the century-long battle to control nature in the national parks.  When twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the civil trial prompted by his death became a proxy for bigger questions about American wilderness management that had been boiling for a century. At immediate issue was whether the Park Service should have done more to keep bears away from humans,...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Parks & Campgrounds
Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Law / Legal History
Law / Liability
Social Science / Violence In Society
Nature / Ecology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.6 x 9.5 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds

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