Yosemite: A Storied Landscape
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“Gorgeous! Like having a museum exhibition at your fingertips.”
–San Francisco Chronicle.
Learn the hidden stories of Yosemite!
THIS UNIQUE multimedia book, winner of a prestigious Digital Book Award, will give you new insight into how the park was formed, designed, and depicted in art and photographs. From Native Americans to mountain climbers to scientists and artists, you'll discover the key people who have shaped—and continue to shape—the legacy of this American treasure.
Learn what convinced presidents—from Abraham Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt–to preserve the land. What women wore on outdoor excursions. The military takeover of Yosemite—twice. The Golden Age of Climbing. The last Grizzly bear. The battle of rangers and hippies. How Ansel Adams helped start a Christmas tradition. These and many more stories are told interactively in essays by Ken Brower, Rebecca Solnit, and others, in pictures by the park’s great photographers and artists, and in short videos.
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