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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
A beautiful and memorable look at some of the most gorgeous endangered places on the planet. Machu Picchu is a mesmerizing, ancient Incan city tucked away in the mountains of Peru, but it is rapidly being worn down by the thousands of feet treading across its stones. Glacier National Park is a destination long known for the stunning beauty of its... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 60.00
Illustrated by Carol Yonker WatersLake Superior has been known by many names through the centuries, from Kitchi Gami to le lac supérieur, but the lake itself remains the same expansive and inspiring body of water. Here, Thomas F. Waters explores the natural and human history of the Superior basin. Charmingly illustrated by Carol Yonker Waters, this... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2003; US$ 30.36
A sixty-three-year-old woman builds a backwater boat and journeys down the Neches River in East Texas, telling both the story of her river float trip and the natural history and folklore of the region. Profusely illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs, it will appeal to all interested in the Big Thicket region and those indulging a feeling... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 72.00
Blending well-known and new voices, the volume surveys classical and romantic concepts of wilderness, from the scary to the sublime, and shows why neither serves us anymore. Instead, the authors argue for a ?wild culture,? in which nature is not opposed to humanity, a mere matter of resources and consumers. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 51.00
The locus of Jim dale Huot-Vickery?s life is a remote cabin in the northern wilderness of Minnesota?s Boundary Waters region. More often than not, it is winter here, a fierce, beautiful season that dominates all living things with its relentless cold grip. This is the inspiration for Winter Sign, the profound story of fifteen years of surviving the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 48.00
Through poetic text and drawings, woven gracefully with quotes by John Muir, Walking Buffalo, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and others, Douglas Wood traces a journey by paddle and canoe that renews the spirit. more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 14.00
This is the premise of the Guidelines for Vulnerability Reduction in the Design of New Health Facilities for those responsible for management, design, construction and inspection of new health facilities projects. The current publication is an overview of those guidelines and includes recommendations on how to promote their use among national authorities,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Offers a comparative analysis of organizations and networks involved in nature protection in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, the UK and the USA. This book traces their development from their origins. It also sheds light on the challenges that nature protection faces. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 30.95
Concrete floors and concrete walls, buildings that pierce the sky, taxicabs and subway corridors, a steady din of noise. These things, along with a virtually unrivaled collection of museums, galleries, performance venues, media outlets, international corporations, and stock exchanges make New York City not only the cultural and financial capital... more...