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The Resettlement of British Columbia

Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change

UBC Press

In this beautifully crafted collection of essays, Cole Harris reflects on the strategies of colonialism in British Columbia during the first 150 years after the arrival of European settlers.

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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 3

Passerines - Flycatchers through Vireos

UBC Press

The Birds of British Columbia is a complete reference work for bird-watchers, ornithologists, and naturalists who want in-depth information on the province's regularly occurring and rare birds.

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Koviashuvik

The University of Arizona Press

On a slope above a mountain lake in Alaska's Brooks Range, Sam and Billie Wright built a twelve-by-twelve-foot log cabin with hand tools and named it Koviashuvik—an Eskimo word meaning "living in the present moment with quiet joy and happiness." Sam's account of the twenty years they spent there is both a tale of wilderness ...

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Geology and Mineral Resources of the Santa Catalina Mountains, Southeastern Arizona

Center for Mineral Resources

This monograph is the most comprehensive treatment available of the geology of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, expanding greatly on classic older descriptions of the southern Catalinas. The study treats the entire range with a cross-sectional emphasis to clarify relations among the mylonitic core-complex aspects to the south, ...

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Plants of British Columbia

Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens

UBC Press

An up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomy for all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia.

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The Raptors of Arizona

The University of Arizona Press

Thousands of birdwatchers come to Arizona each year seeking rare or intriguing species, and for those watching the skies the additional sighting of a bird of prey is a reward in itself. The Grand Canyon state boasts the most dramatic assortment of raptors in North America: hawks, eagles, falcons, kites, and owls, plus vultures and ...

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Almost an Island

The University of Arizona Press

Long frequented by pirates and haunted by pariahs, Baja California has become a favorite destination for whale watchers, hikers, and scuba divers. For Bruce Berger it has been more. In Almost an Island, he takes readers beyond the Baja of guidebooks and offers a wildly entertaining look at the real Baja California.

Eight ...

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The Nearsighted Naturalist

The University of Arizona Press

Seeking out wildflowers and whitewater, Ann Zwinger has called many places home. The Nearsighted Naturalist brings together work from more than two decades in her career as one of our most distinguished natural history writers.

From the Indiana landscape of her youth to her Colorado mountain retreat, from Arizona's ...

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The Nearsighted Naturalist

The University of Arizona Press

Seeking out wildflowers and whitewater, Ann Zwinger has called many places home. The Nearsighted Naturalist brings together work from more than two decades in her career as one of our most distinguished natural history writers.

From the Indiana landscape of her youth to her Colorado mountain retreat, from Arizona's ...

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Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants

The University of Arizona Press

The Río Mayo region of northwestern Mexico is a major geographic area whose natural history remains poorly known to outsiders. Lying in a region where desert and tropical, northern and southern, and continental and coastal species converge, it boasts an abundance of flora first documented by Howard Scott Gentry in 1942 in a book now ...

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