From The Land

Author: Daniel Platt Gregory
Editor: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 0847840778
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"Howard Backen, principal of the architecture firm Backen, Gillam & Kroeger, is at the center of a popular movement in home design that emphasizes elegant simplicity and embraces the rustic charm of natural materials. This volume, the first on his work and that of the firm, is an artful exploration of this aesthetic, featuring farmhouses in the Napa Valley, hilltop homes, seaside retreats, and lakeside hideaways. Throughout the work, a sense of intimacy, warmth, and informality pervades. Natural materials, such as wood, stone, and brick, form the foundations, walls, and ceilings of these subtly luxurious spaces, while nature itself plays a considered role that is at once complementary and also intricately conjoined with the work"--Jacket.

From The Land Of The Labyrinth Essays

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Lightly On The Land

Author: Robert Birkby
Editor: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851662
File Size: 25,95 MB
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From the leading conservation organization--the trail building and maintenance bible, now updated and expanded to meet new techniques and new realities of the 21st century. New chapters on arid lands restoration and involving conservation volunteers. The latest in effective management of work crews of all ages.

From The Land And Back

Author: Curtis K. Stadtfeld
Editor: New York : Scribner
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Search Out The Land

Author: Sheldon J. Godfrey
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773512016
File Size: 27,41 MB
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To date, Jews and Jewish contributions to the early development of Canada and the British colonies have been marginalized in Canadian history. In Search Out the Land Sheldon Godfrey and Judith Godfrey begin to redress this situation by illustrating and an

Hymns From The Land Of Luther

Author: Jane Borthwick
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Paying The Land

Author: Joe Sacco
Editor: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 1250790417
File Size: 30,88 MB
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From the “heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman” (Economist), a masterful work of comics journalism about indigenous North America, resource extraction, and our debt to the natural world The Dene have lived in the vast Mackenzie River Valley since time immemorial, by their account. To the Dene, the land owns them, not the other way around, and it is central to their livelihood and very way of being. But the subarctic Canadian Northwest Territories are home to valuable resources, including oil, gas, and diamonds. With mining came jobs and investment, but also road-building, pipelines, and toxic waste, which scarred the landscape, and alcohol, drugs, and debt, which deformed a way of life. In Paying the Land, Joe Sacco travels the frozen North to reveal a people in conflict over the costs and benefits of development. The mining boom is only the latest assault on indigenous culture: Sacco recounts the shattering impact of a residential school system that aimed to “remove the Indian from the child”; the destructive process that drove the Dene from the bush into settlements and turned them into wage laborers; the government land claims stacked against the Dene Nation; and their uphill efforts to revive a wounded culture. Against a vast and gorgeous landscape that dwarfs all human scale, Paying the Land lends an ear to trappers and chiefs, activists and priests, to tell a sweeping story about money, dependency, loss, and culture—recounted in stunning visual detail by one of the greatest cartoonists alive.

Far From The Land

Author: Thomas J. Rice
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440183074
File Size: 74,24 MB
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The setting is rural Ireland in the 1950s. Thomas Rice has written a riveting memoir about a way of life that no longer exists: no running water, no toilets, no electricity and little access to education, jobs or basic health care. Early on we are drawn into a culture with a recent memory of famines, a culture still showing the scars from the homestead ruins that pockmark the landscape to the ghost towns and villages that never recovered from The Great Hunger of the 1840s.

Trust In The Land

Author: Beth Rose Middleton
Editor: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816529280
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"This book sets into motion a new wave of ideas concerning land conservation. It will appeal to Native and non-Native individuals and organizations interested in protecting the land as well as serving as a useful tool for environmentalists and government agencies."-back cover.

The Lay Of The Land

Author: Annette Kolodny
Editor: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807841181
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The author argues that land is perceived as a feminine entity as evidenced in the literary writings and verbal patterns of American men

From The Land

Author: Nancy Pittman
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Articles from The Land, "a quarterly magazine first published by the Friends of the Land, and dedicated to "the conservation of Soil, Rain and Man"--Back cover.

Brother In The Land

Author: Robert Swindells
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141928859
File Size: 67,19 MB
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An 'After-the-Bomb' story told by teenage Danny, one of the survivors - one of the unlucky ones. Set in Shipley, an ordinary town in the north of England, this is a powerful portrayal of a world that has broken down. Danny not only has to cope in a world of lawlessness and gang warfare, but he has to protect and look after his little brother, Ben, and a girl called Kim. Is there any hope left for a new world?

A Pest In The Land

Author: Suzanne Austin Alchon
Editor: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780826328717
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In this timely study of all the reasons for extreme declines in native populations in the New World after colonization by Europeans, the author questions prevalent theories that exposure to Old World diseases was the sole cause of the devastation.

Tales From The Land Of The Sufis

Author: Mojdeh Bayat
Editor: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834829401
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Take a magic carpet ride into the delightful world of Sufi storytelling with these best-loved tales from Persian literature and lore, in which images of madness, passionate love, and self-sacrifice convey the inner experiences of the soul that has surrendered to the Divine Beloved. The tales are retold from the celebrated works of Sufi poets and spiritual masters such as Rumi, Attar, Nizami, and Jami, as well as anecdotes about these famous masters.

Violence Over The Land

Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674027206
File Size: 54,71 MB
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In this ambitious book that ranges across the Great Basin, Blackhawk places Native peoples at the center of a dynamic story as he chronicles two centuries of Indian and imperial history that shaped the American West. This book is a passionate reminder of the high costs that the making of American history occasioned for many indigenous peoples.

From The Land Of Shadows

Author: Clive James
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509822089
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‘These literary-critical essays are compact with wit and penetration but also have a kind of freshness about them, as if the author has never got over his first rapture of enjoyment at the sheer thisness of poetry and prose. James is in the tradition of Hazlitt, Bagehot, and Desmond MacCarthy, with a gusto worthy to succeed theirs and a philosophy well set out in his own introduction. “Literature”, he writes, “says most things itself, when it is allowed to.” Criticism like this expands that allowance and adds to its pleasure’ John Bayley, Observer ‘His outstanding talent is as a cicerone, guiding the ignorant traveller with patience, knowledge and wit round some favourite literary edifice and communicating his own admiration of it to the goggling and fascinated visitor . . . the lasting impression is of our critic’s truly amazing breadth of reference’ Times Literary Supplement ‘Mr James is hungry for – and not unworthy of – engagement with important issues. A collection of dignity and coherence . . . tellingly timely’ Sunday Times

We Are The Land

Author: Damon B. Akins
Editor: University of California Press
ISBN: 0520280490
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Before there was such a thing as “California,” there were the People and the Land. Manifest Destiny, the Gold Rush, and settler colonial society drew maps, displaced Indigenous People, and reshaped the land, but they did not make California. Rather, the lives and legacies of the people native to the land shaped the creation of California. We Are the Land is the first and most comprehensive text of its kind, centering the long history of California around the lives and legacies of the Indigenous people who shaped it. Beginning with the ethnogenesis of California Indians, We Are the Land recounts the centrality of the Native presence from before European colonization through statehood—paying particularly close attention to the persistence and activism of California Indians in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The book deftly contextualizes the first encounters with Europeans, Spanish missions, Mexican secularization, the devastation of the Gold Rush and statehood, genocide, efforts to reclaim land, and the organization and activism for sovereignty that built today’s casino economy. A text designed to fill the glaring need for an accessible overview of California Indian history, We Are the Land will be a core resource in a variety of classroom settings, as well as for casual readers and policymakers interested in a history that centers the native experience.

From The Land Of Ikaros

Author: Petro Alexiou
ISBN: 9780729508346
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From The Land Of Miracles

Author: Wendy Sue Lamm
Editor: Contrasto Due
File Size: 58,15 MB
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The work in 10 years of Wendy Sue Lamm throughout events in Palestine/Israel.

Historic Scottsdale

Author: Joan Fudala
Editor: HPN Books
ISBN: 1893619125
File Size: 37,34 MB
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