Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

By: Maurice Isserman (author)Paperback

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In Continental Divide, a Banff Prize-winner tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Maurice Isserman traces the evolving social, cultural and political roles mountains played in shaping the country.

About Author

Maurice Isserman is the author of Continental Divide and coauthor of Fallen Giants, a history of Himalayan mountaineering that won the Banff Prize for best mountaineering history, as well as the National Outdoor Book Award. He is a professor of history at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780393353761
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780393353761
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 0393353761

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