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- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 34.95
As many in the north country can attest, one of life's great pleasures resides in the tradition of sauna-sitting in 180-plus-degree heat and throwing cool water on oven-hot stones to create a blast of steam (called löyly ), followed by a jump in the lake, standing naked in subzero temperatures (or even a roll in the snow), or just relaxing... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2011; US$ 26.99
Long before he was considered a top prospective presidential candidate for 2012—even before he landed on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates in 2008—Governor Tim Pawlenty had already earned legendary status in conservative circles. In his hard-left-leaning home state of Minnesota, the man known as “T-Paw”... more...
- Utah State University Press 1996; US$ 16.95
Back in print, this essential reference for readers interested in the Mormon Trail is part history, part resource book, part guide and photographic essay. It includes an historical introduction, a chronology, excerpts from trail diaries, along with maps, over 200 then-and-now photos, and descriptions of major museums and displays along the trail.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 8.99
Based on our larger guide titled Enchanted Summer: A Romantic Guide to Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard, this book deals primarily with Nantucket, with color maps and photographs added. Following are some reviews of the larger edition: "A superb travel guide. This book is what travel guides are supposed to be: informative, interesting,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99
Quiet Places will delight both the active explorer and the armchair traveler as the author blends practical travel information with history, wildlife, and personal anecdotes. He takes the reader through old-growth forests, across bubbling brooks, into dark, narrow chasms, and in search of the best village greens. Focusing on unspoiled places, he covers... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 11.99
This zany travel guide presents a more peculiar state than the Iowa Tourism Office might like out-of-towners to imagine. Leaving out the traditional scenic trips to the Mississippi River bluffs and the Amana Colonies, this guide will take the adventurous traveler to the future birthplace of Captain James T. Kirk, the home of the "Lonely Goat Herder"... more...
- The Floating Press 1907; US$ 3.99
Though born in Iowa, author Emerson Hough moved to rural New Mexico and practiced as a frontier lawyer there for many years. Along the way, he met some very interesting characters, including many of the Wild West's most infamous outlaws. This volume includes biographies and narrative sketches that detail the lives and misdeeds of some of the most notorious... more...
- Shell Education 2009; US$ 7.99
Two captains of the Corps of Discovery, Lewis and Clark, are on a mission to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean. With the help of Sacagawea, a Shoshone Indian, Lewis and Clark are able to locate and barter with the Shoshone and are able to secure horses to aid them in their journey over the Rocky Mountains. more...
- Shell Education 2005; US$ 8.99
Pioneers experienced hardships during their journey through the West, which led them on the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail. The moving and travels of these pioneers affected not only their lives, but also the American Indians, Americas animals, and the country. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 285.81
Volume 3 contains works on historical consciousness (e.g. chronicles, biographical writings and historical songs) and spatial experience (e.g. narratives of pilgrims, fictional descriptions of journeys and accounts of real expeditions). more...