Historical Geography Volume 35 (2007)
U. S. Parks and Protected Areas

Dear Readers
Dydia DeLyser, Garth Myers, Karen M. Morin, Soren Larsen, Kathleen Carter


U.S. Parks and Protected Areas
U.S. Parks and Protected Areas: Origins, Meanings and Management
Lary Dilsaver, Terence Young

Inventing Yosemite Valley: National Parks and the Language of Preservation
Yves Figueiredo

Cape Hatteras: Birth of the National Seashore
Langdon Smith

The Beach versus “Blade Runner”: Recasting Los Angeles’ Relationship to Modernity
Ron Davidson

Defining Uncle Sam’s Playgrounds: Railroad Advertising and the National Parks, 1917-1941
Peter Blodgett

Why Lewis and Clark Matter: History, Landscape and Regional Identity
Cindy Ott

Integrating Preservation and Development at Yellowstone’s Upper Geyser Basin, 1915-1940
Karl Byrand

The Strange Career of a Florida State Park: Uncovering a Jim Crow Past
William O’Brien

A Water Wilderness: Battles over Values and Motorboats on Yellowstone Lake
Michael J. Yochim

Research Articles
Risk and Behavioral Regional Investment: A Case Study of Speculation in the Nineteenth-century Oil Industry of Pennsylvania
Richard G. Healey

Rapid Settlement Diffusion: The Development of the Semi-Peripheral Region North of San Francisco, California, 1850- 1880
Samuel Otterstrom

Book Reviews