The Hour Of Land

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 0374712263
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Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and ...

Alexander Von Humboldt Und Die Erfindung Der Natur

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641195500
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Die Historikerin Andrea Wulf stellt in ihrem vielfach preisgekrönten – so auch mit dem Bayerischen Buchpreis 2016 – Buch Humboldts Erfindung der Natur, die er radikal neu dachte, ins Zentrum ihrer Erkundungsreise durch sein Leben und ...

L Ngengrad

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827072360
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John Harrison, ein schottischer Uhrmacher, setzte sich ein ehrgeiziges und unmöglich erscheinendes Ziel: eine Methode zu ersinnen, die es Seeleuten ermöglicht, den genauen Längengrad ihrer Position auf See zu bestimmen. Über vierzig ...

30 Kayaking Tours Within One Hour Of Washington

Author: Steve Smolinski
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581577338
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caused a significant decline in the number of bald eagles in the region. By the
1960s, however, much of the forest had grown back, and in 1969, the Elizabeth
Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge was established by the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service. This 2,200-acre parcel of land contains the largest
freshwater marsh in Northern Virginia, and it was the first federal refuge
developed to protect the nesting, feeding, and roosting habitat of the (then)
endangered bald eagle.

Die Terranauten

Author: T.C. Boyle
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446255591
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In einem geschlossenen Ökosystem unternehmen Wissenschaftler in den neunziger Jahren in den USA den Versuch, das Leben nachzubilden.

History Of The Russian Revolution

Author: Leon Trotsky
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608460509
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Early in May, a county Executive Committee of Samara province appointed a
social trustee over the property of Count Orlov-Davidov, thus protecting it from the
peasants. Since the decree promised by Kerensky forbidding the sale of lands
never did appear, the peasants began to stop these sales in their own way,
preventing surveys of the land. Confis- cation of ... In the hour of its great land
revolution, its “Black Division,” the peasantry wanted to act as a single whole.
Inner distinctions ...

The Hour Of Our Nation S Agony

Author: William Cowper Nelson
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9781572335677
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In the spring of 1861 Addison Craft was a twenty-six-year-old attorney from Holly
Springs, Mississippi. He was one of the sons of Hugh Craft, an early Marshall
County settler and land suveyor. He joined Capt. Thomas W. Harris's company,
the Marshall County Home Guards, on February 16, 1861, in Holly Springs.
When that company was mustered into Confederate service, he became 3rd
corporal, Company B, (old) 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, and soon rose to
1st corporal by ...