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- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 25.00
Whether spotting a moose stopping traffic in Anchorage or exploring Alaska''s stunning glacier-lined coast by cruise ship, the Last Frontier is sure to exceed all expectations. Complete with 3D mapping, extensive hotel and restaurant selections, guided walks and evocative photography, this is the most colorful and comprehensive guide to Alaska on... more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2011; US$ 17.95
The author has worked to answer all your questions about travel and recreation in a state so remote. This guide attempts to target your interests and save you time, money, and effort so that nothing is wasted during your trip. Because Alaska is so big and your options so varied, the guide is organized so you can zero in on the activity or activities... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 247.95
This volume of original essays by leading scholars is an innovative, thorough introduction to the history and culture of California. Includes 30 essays by leading scholars in the field Essays range widely across perspectives, including political, social, economic, and environmental history Essays with similar approaches are paired and grouped to work... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 14.95
From the beautiful coastline of Monterey to historic Fort Bragg to the spectacular scenery of Lake Tahoe, northern California has something for everyone. In this book, readers will find up-to-date information on the entire area, including: San Francisco's popular family-friendly attractions; annual events in Napa Valley and Sonoma County; the natural... more...
- Wilderness Press 2011; US$ 17.95
The time has come for Car-Free Los Angeles and Southern California . The peril of global climate change dominates the headlines. In California almost 40% of greenhouse gases come from transportation. More and more people—especially young people—are realizing the current approach to mobility is not sustainable. Car-Free Los Angeles and Southern... more...
- Nation Books 2011; US$ 26.99
Crude Awakening is the rollicking story of politics in America?s last frontier and oil province?Alaska, the nation?s most wild and mysterious state, where politics and oil blurred on the day wildcatters struck it big in 1968. Living in a northern Never Land, where oil companies and the federal government kept the state living high and wild, a handful... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1973; US$ 39.99
Examining California's formative years, this innovative study seeks to discover the origins of the California dream and the social, psychological, and symbolic impact it has had not only on Californians but also on the rest of the country. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1990; US$ 44.99
Kevin Starr is the foremost chronicler of the California dream and indeed one of the finest narrative historians writing today on any subject. The first two installments of his monumental cultural history, "Americans and the California Dream," have been hailed as "mature, well-proportioned and marvelously diverse (and diverting)"... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 20.99
The fifth volume in Starr's classic history of California, The Dream Endures shows how Californians rebounded from the Great Depression to emerge in the 1930s into what is now known as "the good life." Starr illustrates the ways the good life prospered in California--in film, fiction, leisure, and architecture. Starr looks at the newly... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
A narrative tour de force that combines wide-ranging scholarship with captivating prose, Kevin Starr's acclaimed multi-volume Americans and the California Dream is an unparalleled work of cultural history. In this volume, Starr covers the crucial postwar period--1950 to 1963--when the California we know today first burst into prominence. Starr... more...