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Orogenesis
  • Author : Michael R. W. Johnson,Simon L. Harley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-08

A valuable introduction to the processes of mountain belt formation and summary of orogenic research, for advanced students and researchers.

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Making Mountains
  • Author : David Stradling
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-23

For over two hundred years, the Catskill Mountains have been repeatedly and dramatically transformed by New York City. In Making Mountains, David Stradling shows the transformation of the Catskills landscape as a collaborative process, one in which local and urban hands, capital, and ideas have come together to reshape the

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains
  • Author : Mark C.J. Stoddart
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01

Mountains bear the imprint of human activity. Scars from logging and surface mining sit alongside national parks and ski lodges. Although the environmental effects of extractive industries are well known, skiing is more likely to bring to mind images of luxury, wealth, and health. Drawing on interviews, field observations, and

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains
  • Author : Mark C. J. Stoddart
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release Date : 2012

Mountains bear the imprint of human activity. Scars from logging andsurface mining sit alongside national parks and ski lodges. Althoughthe environmental effects of extractive industries are well known, skiing is more likely to bring to mind images of luxury, wealth, andhealth. Drawing on interviews, field observations, and media analysis, Stoddart

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Making Mountains
  • Author : Margaret Ballinger
  • Publisher : Scholastic Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01

Two children make rivers, bridges, and mountains.

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The Mountains That Remade America
  • Author : Craig H. Jones
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05

From ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits, the Sierra Nevada has changed the way Americans live. Whether and where there was gold to be mined redefined land, mineral, and water laws. Where rain falls (and where it doesn’t) determines whose fruit grows on trees and

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The Circle Of Mountains
  • Author : Sandra Ott
  • Publisher : University of Nevada Press
  • Release Date : 1993-11-15

Ott provides an excellent ethnography of a French Basque agrarian and sheepherding community. The commune of Sainte-Engrâce extends along a mountain valley in the southeastern corner of Soule, one of the three Basque provences in France. In The Circle of Mountains, Sandra Ott examines the importance of cooperation and

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The Mountains in Art History
  • Author : Peter Mark,Peter Helman,Penny Snyder
  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07

The Mountains in Art History is the first English-language work to focus on mountains as subject matter and source of aesthetic and spiritual inspiration for painters. This collection of original essays is written entirely by Wesleyan University students of art history. The essays examine how artistic representation of mountains has

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Johnson s Universal Cyclopaedia
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1897

Read online Johnson s Universal Cyclopaedia written by , published by which was released on 1897. Download full Johnson s Universal Cyclopaedia Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Maine Metaphor  Experience in the Western Mountains
  • Author : S. Dorman
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-10-09

S. Dorman began Maine Metaphor with The Green and Blue House. She continued her explorations in the Western Mountains of Maine, studying Maine's characteristic ways and natural realm, possessing the experience, studies, and journaling of rural life and creation. And she wanted to learn about the character of the people

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Mountains and the German Mind
  • Author : Sean Moore Ireton,Caroline Schaumann
  • Publisher : Studies in German Literature L
  • Release Date : 2020

The first scholarly English translations of thirteen vital texts that elucidate the central role mountains have played across nearly five centuries of Germanophone cultural history.

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Mountains  Physical  Human Environmental  and Sociocultural Dynamics
  • Author : Mark A. Fonstad
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07

Mountains have captured the interests and passions of people for thousands of years. Today, millions of people live within mountain regions, and mountain regions are often areas of accelerated environmental change. This edited volume highlights new understanding of mountain environments and mountain peoples around the world. The understanding of mountain

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The Mountains of the Mediterranean World
  • Author : J. R. McNeill
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-12-18

An environmental history of the mountain areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco.

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Where There Are Mountains
  • Author : Donald Edward Davis
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2003-03-01

A timely study of change in a complex environment, Where There Are Mountains explores the relationship between human inhabitants of the southern Appalachians and their environment. Incorporating a wide variety of disciplines in the natural and social sciences, the study draws information from several viewpoints and spans more than four

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Community and Change in the North Carolina Mountains
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2006-04-18

"This book contains personal memoirs gathered by interviews and submissions from the residents of western Watauga County, North Carolina. Concentrating primarily on the decades of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, these stories focus on the elements of everyday life in a mountain community. The book includes a special section on

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