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Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000
Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1710-2000
by Stephen Lovell
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-254) and index.... (read more)

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Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution
Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution
by Derrick Jensen
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This is a hard-hitting and sometimes scathing critique of the current educational system that not only gives a hands-on method for learning how to write, but also a lesson on how to connect to the core of our creative selves.... (read more)

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Cities in the Wilderness: A New Vision of Land Use in America
Cities in the Wilderness: A New Vision of Land Use in America
by Bruce Babbitt
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In this brilliant, gracefully written, and important new book, former Secretary of the Interior and Governor of Arizona Bruce Babbitt brings fresh thought--and fresh air--to questions of how we can build a future we want to live in.<BR>We've all... (read more)

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New Geographies of the American West: Land Use and the Changing Patterns of Place
New Geographies of the American West: Land Use and the Changing Patterns of Place
by William R. Travis
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Reconciling explosive growth with often majestic landscape defines New Geographies of the American West. Geographer William Travis examines contemporary land use changes and development patterns from the Mississippi to the Pacific, and assesses the... (read more)

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Managing Growth in America's Communities: Second Edition
Managing Growth in America's Communities: Second Edition
by Douglas R Porter
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In this thoroughly revised edition of Managing Growth in America's Communities, readers will learn the principles that guide intelligent planning for communities of any size, grasp the major issues in successfully managing growth, and discover what has... (read more)

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Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
by Abhijeet Chavan and Christian Peralta and Christopher Steins
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Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning is a fascinating review of major topics and issues discussed in the field of urban planning, assembled by editors at Planetizen, the leading source of news and information for the planning and... (read more)

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Finding Time: How Corporations, Individuals, and Families Can Benefit from New Work Practices (Collection on Technology and Work)
Finding Time: How Corporations, Individuals, and Families Can Benefit from New Work Practices (Collection on Technology and Work)
by Leslie A. Perlow
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Why do Americans work so hard? Is it because our jobs are peculiarly demanding or is it because of the way we define success? Leslie A. Perlow documents the worklife of employees who believe that in order to do their work and succeed within their company... (read more)

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The Difference a Day Makes: 365 Ways to Change Your World in Just 24 Hours
The Difference a Day Makes: 365 Ways to Change Your World in Just 24 Hours
by Karen M Jones
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This timely compilation features 365 simple actions people can take to changethe world, one day--or even five minutes--at a time.... (read more)

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From Madness to Mutiny: Why Mothers Are Running from the Family Courts -- And What Can Be Done about It
From Madness to Mutiny: Why Mothers Are Running from the Family Courts -- And What Can Be Done about It
by Amy Neustein
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A powerful expose of the family court system's prejudice against mothers trying to protect their sexually abused children.... (read more)

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The Virtuous Consumer: Your Essential Shopping Guide for a Better, Kinder, Healthier World
The Virtuous Consumer: Your Essential Shopping Guide for a Better, Kinder, Healthier World
by Leslie Garrett
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Is laminate flooring good or bad? Should one buy beverages in plastic bottles or cans? And how can one crack the code of little numbers in triangles on the bottom of plastic containers? Virtuous Consumer is for busy people who want to buy responsibly but... (read more)

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Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control (Politics of the Living)
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control (Politics of the Living)
by Derrick Jensen
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Jensen and Draffan look at the way machine readable devices that track our identities and purchases have infiltrated our lives and have come to define our culture.... (read more)

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The Nation in the Village: The Genesis of Peasant National Identity in Austrian Poland, 18481914
The Nation in the Village: The Genesis of Peasant National Identity in Austrian Poland, 18481914
by Keely Stauter-halsted
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How do peasants come to think of themselves as members of a nation? The widely accepted argument is that national sentiment originates among intellectuals or urban middle classes, then "trickles down" to the working class and peasants. Keely Stauter... (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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Law and Life of Rome, 90 B.C.  - A.D. 212 (77 Edition)
Law and Life of Rome, 90 B.C. - A.D. 212 (77 Edition)
by J. Crook
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It is about Roman law in its social context, an attempt to strengthen the bridge between two spheres of discourse about ancient Rome by using the institutions of the law to enlarge understanding of the society and bringing the evidence of the social and... (read more)

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Intown Living: A Different American Dream
Intown Living: A Different American Dream
by Ann Breen
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After decades of abandonment, cities across North America are experiencing a renaissance. A new generation is seeking greater excitement and diversity than the typical suburban subdivision offers and many people are instead looking to make their homes... (read more)

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The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements
by Sandor Ellix Katz
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An instant classic for a new generation of monkey-wrenching food activists. Food in America is cheap and abundant, yet the vast majority of it is diminished in terms of flavor and nutrition, anonymous and mysterious after being shipped thousands of miles... (read more)

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Edens Lost and Found: How Ordinary Citizens Are Restoring Our Great American Cities
Edens Lost and Found: How Ordinary Citizens Are Restoring Our Great American Cities
by Harry Wiland
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With Edens Lost & Found, award-winning filmmakers Harry Wiland and Dale Bell herald an exciting sea change in the relationship between ordinary citizens, environmental groups, and government. From across America they gather evidence of a new spirit of... (read more)

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Revolution and War (96 Edition)
Revolution and War (96 Edition)
by Stephen M. Walt
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Inisde the Great House
Inisde the Great House
by Daniel Blake Smith
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The Altruistic Imagination: A History of Social Work and Social Policy in the United States
The Altruistic Imagination: A History of Social Work and Social Policy in the United States
by John Ehrenreich
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