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Recalls education and daily life at Point of Pines and also provides the background for the scientific papers that have resulted from the research that was undertaken there. Appendixes list contributions to Point of Pines archaeology, staff members and students, and institutions represented by attendees.
An integrated discussion of the similarities and differences between the atmospheres of various bodies of the solar system, including the Earth.
"In this handsome volume, the author discusses the region from geologic times until its withdrawal by an act of Congress as our first `national park' in 1872. . . .This is an exceptionally fine book, a noteworthy blending of scholarly and popular history. Bartlett knows his subject well, both as a student and as an outdoorsman." ...
"My house is the red earth; it could be the center of the world." This is Navajo country, a land of mysterious and delicate beauty. "Stephen Strom's photographs lead you to that place," writes Joy Harjo. "The camera eye becomes a space you can move through into the powerful landscapes that he photographs. The horizon may shift ...
Earth is the oldest and most widely used building material in the world today. It's abundant, inexpensive, and energy-efficient. But if you're building with earth, simplicity of material needn't be an excuse for poor planning.
Paul Graham McHenry, author of the best-selling Adobe - Build It Yourself
This monograph marks the first presentation of a detailed Classic period ceramic chronology for central and southern Veracruz, the first detailed study of a Gulf Coast pottery production locale, and the first sourcing-distribution study of a Gulf Coast pottery complex.
Cocaine: Much is known about the damage done by this drug in the United States; yet how much is actually known of its impact at its source? Though most processed cocaine comes from Colombia, more than half of the coca paste from which the drug is made originates in the vast jungle slopes shared by Bolivia and Peru. People here ...
"Covers so many subjects--Indian relations, the Mexican War, boundary problems, the Gadsden Purchase, ranching, architecture, local politics, and much more--that no brief notice could possibly summarize this huge and well-researched book."--Southwest Review
"An encyclopedic and exemplary work. . . . Officer's book will ...
An appreciation of the Tohono O'odham (long known as the Papago) Indians, whose reservation is the second largest in the United States.
"Fontana, who has lived at the edge of the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Reservation for decades, provides sympathetic insight into the history and lifeways of these gentle desert dwellers.
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