Author: John Muir
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
An essential companion for visitors, this book by the famed conservationist offers informed appraisals of Yosemite's plant and animal life and exudes an almost mystical love for its natural beauty.
Author: Lafayette Houghton Bunnell
Publisher: Lafayette Houghton Bunnell
Written by the medical officer of the Mariposa Battalion, the first group of Euro-Americans ever to enter Yosemite Valley, the book chronicles a number of key historical events beginning in 1851 including discovery, the Yosemite Indian conflicts, the naming of various landmarks and more. And what makes it so valuable is Dr. Bunnell's first-person perspective.
Author: James David Smillie,Wallace Bruce
The Yosemite is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1880. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
A Pictorial History
Author: Hank Johnston
Publisher: Yosemite Assn
This is a comprehensive, well-illustrated history of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, the result of a multi-year research project. The informative work provides in-depth treatment of important historical figures, including hotelkeepers, guardians, trail and road builders, and commissioners, plus extensive coverage of hotels and businesses that operated between 1856 and 1906. The story of the State of California's governance of the grant also is detailed, from creation to the steps that receded Yosemite Valley to the control of the federal government.
A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area
Author: Craig D. Bates,Martha J. Lee
Publisher: Yosemite Assn
This comprehensive study focuses on the history and basketry of the Miwok and Paiute inhabitants of the area in and around Yosemite. National Park. Illustrated with hundreds of historic images as well as photographs from the Yosemite Museum collection, many published for the first time, it details the dramatic changes that took place in the lives and weaving of Yosemite's native people from prehistoric times to the present.
Author: Dennis McDougal
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Category: True Crime
Since he was seven, Cary Stayner had dreamed of capturing women . . . and killing them They were crimes that grabbed headlines around the world and stunned America. Four women dead, their bodies charred and horribly mutilated. Now Dennis McDougal, acclaimed author of the spellbinding true crime tour de force Mother's Day, brings his considerable investigative and narrative skills to the Yosemite murders to give you the most complete account of what really happened. Drawing on several personal conversations with the confessed killer and interviews with the victims' families, McDougal presents the definitive story, and answers many lingering questions. What demons drove this quiet handyman and nudist colony habitue to burn, mutilate, and murder four women he didn't even know? How did he overpower a woman and two teenaged girls? And most disturbing, did the glory-seeking FBI actually hinder the investigation, leaving the killer free to kill once more before he was caught? THE YOSEMITE MURDERS offers valuable insight into these savage and senseless murders in the heart of America's most beautiful wilderness. From the Paperback edition.
An Insider's Guide to the Park, as Related by Bruinhilda
Author: Susan Frank,Phil Frank
Provides directions to the park, lists accommodations, suggests activities for all seasons, and offers tips for packing and camping.
The Yosemite, Our National Parks, Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park, A Rival of the Yosemite, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Yosemite Glaciers, Yosemite in Winter & Yosemite in Spring
Author: John Muir
This carefully crafted ebook: “THE YOSEMITE COLLECTION of John Muir (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. When the well-known naturalist and environmentalist, John Muir finally settled in San Francisco, he immediately left for a week-long visit to Yosemite, a place he had only read about. He was overwhelmed with what he saw and he led a successful movement to establish this large national park encompassing not just the valley, but surrounding mountains and forests as well—paving the way for the United States national park system. It was because of Muir that many National Parks were left untouched, such as Yosemite Valley National Park. In 1903 Muir took one of the most significant camping tripswith, then president, Theodore Roosevelt.This trip persuaded Roosevelt to return "Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove to federal protection as part of Yosemite National Park". Yosemite National Park is spanning across the eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera and counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. It also reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain. Table of Contents: The Yosemite Our National Parks Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park A Rival of the Yosemite The Treasures of the Yosemite Yosemite Glaciers Yosemite in Winter Yosemite in Spring John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.
Images and Echoes
Author: Art Aeon
Publisher: Aeon Press
Category: Sequoia National Park (Calif.)
The Yosemite: Images and Echoes is a collection of sixty short poems and their matching photographs taken by the author, inspired by the sublime light and vibrant music of the Yosemite Valley, High Sierra, and Sequoia Park in California.
Author: Trevor J. Brown
Showing the World what we are saving, National Parks are the greatest idea America has ever had. A Small Collection of Photographs from Yosemite National Park Camping Trip 2016 with some brief words from the author, Trevor J. Brown.