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How the Canyon Became Grand

Author: Stephen J. Pyne

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0140280561

Category: History

Page: 199

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Presents a brief geological, political, cultural, and economic history of the Grand Canyon.
How the Canyon Became Grand
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Stephen J. Pyne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Penguin

Presents a brief geological, political, cultural, and economic history of the Grand Canyon.
How the Canyon Became Grand
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Stephen J. Pyne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-07-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Dismissed by the first Spanish explorers as a wasteland, the Grand Canyon lay virtually unnoticed for three centuries until nineteenth- century America rediscovered it and seized it as a national emblem. This extraordinary work of intellectual and environmental history tells two tales of the Canyon: the discovery and exploration of
How the Canyon Became Grand
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Stephen J. Pyne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

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