Hudson River Highlands Paperback – April 15, 1992. by Frances Dunwell (Author)
Hudson River Highlands Paperback – April 15, 1992. by Frances Dunwell (Author). From the late 1800s to the present, the Hudson has charted a course for ideas about conservation and environmental protection that culminated in the Storm King lawsuits of the 1960s.
Frances Dunwell has studied and worked to preserve the Hudson River for the last 40 years. She, I believe, still works for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation as the Hudson River Estuary Coordinator where she oversees the Hudson's rigorous fish and wildlife conservation program. This book was originally titled: The Hudson River Highlands, published in 1991, at the time the author was completing a Master’s Degree. In 2008, the book was expanded and updated and became this book, The Hudson: America’s River.
The Hudson River Highlands. The Hudson River Highlands. by. Dunwell, Frances F. Publication date. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by station34. cebu on January 6, 2020.
Discusses the area's folklore and history, its portrayal in art, the role of West Point as a gateway to America, and the creation of Bear Mountain Park.
Columbia University Press, 1991 - Science - 264 pages. Discusses the area's folklore and history, its portrayal in art, the role of West Point as a gateway to America, and the creation of Bear Mountain Park.
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Reading Reading Notes Dunwell, Frances: The Hudson: Americas River. This is an excellent book all around the history of the Hudson since Henry Hudson sailed the river to Albany 400 years ago in 1609. Reading notes for The Hudson, America's River by Frances. F. Dunwell, Columbia University Press, New York 2008. Motivation for taking notes this book. In addition to being very informative the book is also inspiring. After having read the book I decided that I'm going to take notes on some or all chapters for future reference and to organize the additional reading I plan to do around the various subjects brought up in the book.
Frances F. Dunwell presents a rich portrait of the Hudson and of the visionary people whose deep relationship with the river inspires changes in American history and culture. Lavishly illustrated with color plates of Hudson River School paintings, period engravings, and glass plate photography, The Hudson captures the spirit of the river through the eyes of its many admirers. Dunwell is the author of Hudson River Highlands and has spent over thirty years in a number of nonprofit and governmental positions dedicated to conserving the natural and historic heritage of the Hudson River. Country of Publication. Columbia University Press.
The Upper Hudson remains today a free-flowing, tumbling mountain stream, and the Lower Hudson a fjord penetrated and dominated by the Hudson Highlands. The Hudson's unique history continues to affect current uses and will surely influence the future in remarkable ways.