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Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak - Neff, John W. / McCurdy, Michael
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For millennia, Mount Katahdin has loomed over the changing landscape we now call Maine's North Woods, inspiring and challenging people, from the Native Americans whose trade routes rounded its base; to Henry David Thoreau and Governor Percival P. Baxter, who forged new approaches to nature and conservation; to the hundreds of outdoorspeople who enjoy its trails and waterways each year. Superbly researched and written, this new book by Maine historian John Neff draws together rare sources and takes readers on a journey through the mountain's history, legend, and legacy. The narrative retraces the steps of Native Americans, whose spiritual approach to the mountain still resonates today; recounts colonials' first glimpses of the dramatic mountain; and accompanies Thoreau as he soaks up the landscape's majesty. Neff's analysis of the region's development through the advent of railroading and logging, sporting, and trailbuilding illustrates the history of its pathways, including the Appalachian Trail. The voices of today's Native American, conservation, and community members infuse this historical narrative with the life of the people who are intricately connected with the mountain. Neff, an authority on Baxter State Park, gives the reader a unique perspective on Baxter's legacy of protection and conservation. He also explores the mountain's more sinister legacy--that of misadventure and tragedy in the wilderness. Neff's compelling narrative bridges the mountain's past and today's continuing opportunities for conservation and recreation in Maine's spectacular North Woods--a story that will fascinate historians, outdoor enthusiasts, and armchair adventurers alike. Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak Neff, John W. / McCurdy, Michael, Appalachian Mountain Club

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB BOOK, 354 Seiten, L=229mm, B=183mm, H=26mm, Gew.=599gr, First. [GR: 24270 - TB/Garten/Pflanzen/Natur], [SW: - Travel - United States], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: Maine historian John Neffs compelling and comprehensive narrative traces the history legend and legacy of Mount Katahdin--the spectacular peak that looms over Maines Great North Woods--from the earliest Native American stories to colonial exploration

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB BOOK, 354 Seiten, L=229mm, B=183mm, H=26mm, Gew.=599gr, First. [GR: 24270 - TB/Garten/Pflanzen/Natur], [SW: - Travel - United States], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: Maine historian John Neffs compelling and comprehensive narrative traces the history legend and legacy of Mount Katahdin--the spectacular peak that looms over Maines Great North Woods--from the earliest Native American stories to colonial exploration

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Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak
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Neff, John W.

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Katahdin: Legends, Exploration, and Preservation of Maine's Highest Peak

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9781929173624

Maine historian John Neffs compelling and comprehensive narrative traces the history legend and legacy of Mount Katahdin--the spectacular peak that looms over Maines Great North Woods--from the earliest Native American stories to colonial exploration

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781929173624
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1929173628
Paperback
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB BOOK
354 Pages
Weight: 0,599 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781929173624

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1-929173-62-8, 978-1-929173-62-4

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