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365 Starry Nights: An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year
365 Starry Nights
An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year
Paperback      ISBN: 0671766066
Provides information and advice on how to watch the changes in the night sky throughout the seasons
Origin of Species
Origin of Species
Paperback      ISBN: 0140432051
In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by 'natural selection'. Development, diversification, decay, extinction and absence of plan are all inherent to his theories.
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
Desert Solitaire
A Season in the Wilderness
Paperback      ISBN: 0671695886
An account of the author's experiences, observations, and reflections as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah
The John McPhee Reader
The John McPhee Reader
Hardcover      ISBN: 0374179921
Selections from all twelve of the books by the eminent American journalist deal with such topics as basketball player Bill Bradley, the New Jersey Pine Barrens, and Indian River oranges
Earth Prayers: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World
Earth Prayers
365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World
Paperback      ISBN: 006250746x
Presents a tribute to the Earth from a multitude of traditions, including Navajo chants, Inuit songs, verses from the Rig-Veda, and more
Maps of Meaning: An Introduction to Cultural Geography
Maps of Meaning
An Introduction to Cultural Geography
Paperback      ISBN: 0415090881
Reprint of a work published in 1989 by Unwin Hyman Ltd. Instead of reiterating the field's conventional emphasis on the evolution of cultural landscapes and the interpretation of past environments, this introduction reflects the current transformation of cultural geography and its new orientation with regard to social geography and cultural theory. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Foxfire 8
Foxfire 8
Paperback      ISBN: 0385177410
Provides a comprehensive look at Southern folk pottery
Secrets of the Universe: Scenes from the Journey Home
Secrets of the Universe
Scenes from the Journey Home
Paperback      ISBN: 0807063312
Essays examine relationships within families, communities, and regions, and reflect on the mystery of the universe
Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin'S, Wagon Making and More Affairs of
Foxfire 2
Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin'S, Wagon Making and More Affairs of
Paperback      ISBN: 0385022670
Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design
To Engineer Is Human
The Role of Failure in Successful Design
Paperback      ISBN: 0679734163
Examines the process of engineering design and explains what can be learned by studying unsuccessful designs and the reasons for their failure