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Americana


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Scorched Earth : How Fires of Yellowstone Changed America (07 Edition)
Scorched Earth : How Fires of Yellowstone Changed America (07 Edition)
by Rocky Baker
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In 1988, forest fires raged in Yellowstone National Park, destroying more than a million acres. As the nation watched the land around Old Faithful burn, a longstanding conflict over fire management reached a fever pitch. Should the U.S. Park and Forest... (read more)

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Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
by James Anderson
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Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot Andy Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska's vast Koyokuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats. He flew mining equipment... (read more)

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Amazing Pipeline Stories: How Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Transformes Life In...
Amazing Pipeline Stories: How Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Transformes Life In...
by Dermot Cole
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In writing this book I have relied on written accounts from the pipeline period in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States; numerous books; tape-recorded interviews conducted during construction as part of a private sociological study, and... (read more)

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Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires
Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires
by Stephen Pyne
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The wildfires that spread across Southern California in the fall of 2003 were devastating in their scale-twenty-two deaths, thousands of homes destroyed and many more threatened, hundreds of thousands of acres burned. What had gone wrong? And why, after... (read more)

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Alaska's Sky Follies: The Funny Side of Flying in the Far North
Alaska's Sky Follies: The Funny Side of Flying in the Far North
by Joe Rychetnik
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You know those outlandish tales you've heard about the early bush pilots of the Far North? Author Joe Rychetnik, a former Alaska State Trooper turned reporter-photographer and correspondent for Time-Life News Service and United Press International... (read more)

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History of My Own Times (95 Edition)
History of My Own Times (95 Edition)
by William (ed.) Otter
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This is one of the few first-person accounts of a rural artisan in pre-genteel American. The book depicts the ambiguities of race relation in the early nineteenth century, sheds light on its definition of manhood, and conveys a sense of humor very... (read more)

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Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexico
Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexico
by C Mayo
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This exquisite book is a rare jewel in the literature of Mexico and its little-known peninsula, Baja. Describing her adventures on this austere and beautiful slip of land, Mayo creates a multi-layered map of a place filled with daredevil aviators, sea... (read more)

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Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska
Cheating Death: Amazing Survival Stories from Alaska
by Larry Kaniut
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Alaska's best-known storyteller offers a chilling collection of survival stories from pilots, hikers, hunters, climbers, boaters, and fishermen who confront their mortality -- and live to tell about it! You will be astonished by the close calls of a... (read more)

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The Triangle Fire
The Triangle Fire
by Leon Stein
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On March 25, 1911, 146 employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in New York City were killed in the span of a few minutes because no provision had been made for their safety in the event of fire. The Cornell edition of Leon Stein's 1962 account... (read more)

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When the Mines Closed : Stories of Struggles in Hard Times (98 Edition)
When the Mines Closed : Stories of Struggles in Hard Times (98 Edition)
by Thomas Dublin
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The anthracite region of northeastern Pennsylvania, five hundred square miles of rugged hills stretching between Tower City and Carbondale, harbored coal deposits that once heated virtually all the homes and businesses in Eastern cities. At its peak... (read more)

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Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy
Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy
by Robert E. Manning
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How much can we use the environment without spoiling what we find so valuable about it? Determining the carrying capacity of parks and related areas is a perennial question whose urgency grows each year as the number of visits continues to increase... (read more)

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Puritan Experiment (Rev 95 Edition)
Puritan Experiment (Rev 95 Edition)
by Francis J. Bremer
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The comprehensive history of a system of faith that shaped the nation.... (read more)

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Strange Stories of Alaska and the Yukon
Strange Stories of Alaska and the Yukon
by Ed Ferrell
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People of Paradox: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World (Cornell Paperbacks)
People of Paradox: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World (Cornell Paperbacks)
by Michael Kammen
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Environmental Research #1: Modeling Archaeological Site Burial in Southern Michigan: A Geoarchaeological Synthesis
Environmental Research #1: Modeling Archaeological Site Burial in Southern Michigan: A Geoarchaeological Synthesis
by G. William Monaghan
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Modeling Archaeological Site Burial in Southern Michigan is the first volume in the Environmental Research Series. The product of more than two decades of research, it examines relationships between regional and local scale fluvial system evolution and... (read more)

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Poles in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan)
Poles in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan)
by Dennis Badaczewski
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One of the most vibrant and influential ethnic groups in Michigan, Poles have a long history of migration and settlement in the Great Lakes State. From Michigan’s earliest Polish marriage (in 1762) to the most recent post-Cold War migrations, each... (read more)

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Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land-Grant Philosophy, 1855-1925 (Msu Sesquicentennial)
Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land-Grant Philosophy, 1855-1925 (Msu Sesquicentennial)
by Keith R. Widder
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Vintage photographs profusely illustrate this step back in time, reliving the stirring saga of America’s premier land-grant institution, long before it became Michigan State University. Discover how forward-looking legislators, scholars, and... (read more)

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Natural Museums: U.S. National Parks, 1872-1916
Natural Museums: U.S. National Parks, 1872-1916
by Kathy S. Mason
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In 1872, the world’s first national park was founded at Yellowstone. Although ideas of nature conservation were not embraced generally by the American public, five more parks were created before the turn of the century. By 1916, the year that the... (read more)

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A History of Cornell
A History of Cornell
by Morris Bishop
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