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Brush Management: Past Present, Future

Wayne T. Hamilton · Texas A&M University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

The presence of brush in rangeland environments continually tops the list of priority issues among landowners, and not just in Texas. Whether they manage their land for livestock, hunting, or wildlife watching, what to do about unwanted woody plants remains a serious and pervasive question...
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High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health

Elizabeth Grossman · Shearwater Books; 1 edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era ofclean production, an alternative to smokestackindustries and their pollutants. But as environmentaljournalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetratinganalysis of high tech manufacture and disposal,digital may be sleek, but it’s...
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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

Lewis Dartnell · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch?If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What...
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My Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope

Ellie Laks · Harmony Books
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

"My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back." -Sy Montgomery, The Good Good PigFounder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred...
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Algebra for the Clueless

Bob Miller · McGraw-Hill
Pages: 236
Format: Paperback

Student tested and approved! If you suffer from math anxiety, then sign up for private tutoring with Bob Miller! Do sets, theorems, and equations leave your head spinning? If so, you are like hundreds of thousands of other students who face math--especially, algebra--with fear. Luckily,...
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Hano: The Tewa Indian Community in Arizona

Edward P. Dozier · Holt, Rinehart & Winson
Pages: 104
Format: Paperback

This case study provides a look at Pueblo life as well as the historical forces which shaped the Pueblo communities of today. The author analyzes the relationships of White, Tewa Indians, and Hopi Indians.
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The conflict between the California Indian and white civilization

Sherburne Friend Cook · University of California Press
Pages: 522
Format: Hardcover

Book by Cook, Sherburne F.
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Secret Language of Animals: A Guide to Remarkable Behavior

Janine M Benyus · Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Unlock the secrets behind the behavior of the world's most fascinating creatures? from the Adélie penguin to the plains zebra to the giant panda?in this wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated book.In The Secret Language of Animals, biologist Janine Benyus takes us inside the animal...
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Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II

Stephen Budiansky · Viking Adult
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Within a decade of the Wright Brothers? historic flight at Kitty Hawk, pilots were dropping the first crude bombs out of airplanes in combat while visionaries were predicting that the crushing power of an aerial assault would end warfare as we knew it. Yet for much of the first century...
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The Rebordering of North America: Integration and Exclusion in a New Security Context

Peter Andreas · Routledge
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Texas: Mapping the Lone Star State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress

Don Blevins · Globe Pequot
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A stirring trip through the history of the Lone Star Statethrough gloriously detailed, fascinating maps from the Library of Congress - 50 full-color historical maps from the Library of Congress- Informative captions on each map's origins- Essays by Texas author Don Blevins on how maps...
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The Origin of

New Scientist · Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

Science is packed with surprising discoveries. Did you know, for instance, that if you were to get too close to a black hole it would suck you up like a noodle? It's called 'Spaghettification'. Or why your keyboard is laid out in QWERTY? It's not to make it easier to type......
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The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba · NYU Press
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

The Children of Immigrants at School explores the 21st-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United States. In this insightful...
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

Richard Preston · Anchor Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT...
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