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In the House of Stone and Light: A Human History of the Grand Canyon
In the House of Stone and Light A Human History of the Grand Canyon Author:J. Donald Hughes Overview of the human history of the Grand Canyon region beginning with the early Native Americans and continuing through to the mid-1970s. Easy to read and filled with many historic photographs. Chapters on Native Americans, Spanish explorations, You'll learn about John Wesley Powell's famous river trip of 1869 and the many obstacles th... more »ey had to deal with. You'll meet presidents, prospectors, entrepreneurs, and pioneers, all of whom left their mark on the region, and how the park evolved to what we know as Grand Canyon National Park today.
Chapters are: Human History in the Natural Scene; American Indians; Spanish Explorations; American Explorations; The American Frontier Reaches the Grand Canyon; Forest Reserve and National Monument; Grand Canyon National Park -- Period of Establishment; Grand Canyon National Park -- Period of Expansion« less