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The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation

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Enacted in 1906, the Antiquities Act is one of the most important pieces of conservation legislation in American history and has had a far-reaching influence on the preservation of our nation's cultural and natural heritage. Thanks to the foresight of thirteen presidents, parks as diverse as Acadia, Grand Canyon, and Olympic National Park, along with historic and archaeological sites such as Thomas Edison's Laboratory and the Gila Cliff Dwellings, have been preserved for posterity. A century after its passage, this book ...

The Antiquities ACT: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation 2006, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816525614

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The Antiquities ACT: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation 2006, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816525607

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