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The mule men
a history of stock packing in the Sierra Nevada
Louise A. Jackson.

Published 2004 by Mountain Press Pub. in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : Of men, mules, and mountains
The packing business : an overview
A history of Sierra packing
The Spanish in California, 1769-1806
Early American mulers, 1827-1847
Packers in gold country, 1848-1870s
Mules and the military, 1850s-1914
The birth of recreational outfitting, 1870s-1890s
Growth of the packing industry, 1890s-1910s
Early Sierra Club outings, 1902-1920s
Competition and cooperation, 1920s-1950s
Land use and protection
The conservation movement in the Sierra Nevada, 1875-1906
Federal land management, 1906-1950s
Self-regulation and compliance in the packing industry, 1920s-1950s
The packing life
Making a go of it
"Characters"
Mules and their tales
The good, the bad, and the Park Service
Trail stories
In the backcountry (rewards)
Afterword
Appendix A : pack outfits of the southern Sierra Nevada, 1850s-1950s
Appendix B : backcountry recreational campsites, 1850-1950.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-239) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
979.4/4
Library of Congress
F868.S5 J33 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvi, 256 p. :
Number of pages
256

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3293760M
ISBN 10
0878424997
LC Control Number
2004013671
OCLC/WorldCat
55665345
Library Thing
7883314
Goodreads
181984

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