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The San Joaquin Valley: Landscape, History, and Memory

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by describing the San Joaquin Valley, where “there were wild horses and elk that can be seen running in every direction,” and then tells of how Henry Miller remembers the said ... More


Searching for Paradise in the Florida Everglades

Laura A. Ogden

in Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows how naturalization of the Everglades is attributable to the collaborations of local glades guides and visiting naturalists. It discusses how scientists contribute to conservation ... More


Cold War Ecology: Forests, Farms, and People in the East German Landscape, 1945-1989

Arvid Nelson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106602
eISBN:
9780300130300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106602.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

East Germany, its economy, and its society were in decline long before the country's political collapse in the late 1980s. This book argues that the clues were there in the natural landscape, but ... More


Teens in Public Spaces and Natural Landscapes: Issues of Access and Design

Sara Brunelle, Mariana Brussoni, Susan Herrington, M. Kyle Matsuba, and Michael W. Pratt

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter investigates past and current perceptions of adolescents and how these perceptions influence policies and practices around the design of public spaces. It explores the need for and ... More


“Like a Boxed Calf in a Traffic Drain”

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

Chapter four shows how from the 1970s onwards not only the driver became encapsulated, but the car itself. In response to national and international regulation that limited the maximum noise levels ... More


The Sumerian Takeoff

in Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how natural and created landscapes determine, reinforce, and compound each other in modern cities and their surrounding areas, which are applicable to earlier ... More


Conclusions: The Mesopotamian Conjuncture

in Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization: The Evolution of an Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226013770
eISBN:
9780226013787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013787.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter recapitulates the conjuncture of natural and created landscapes that underpinned the Sumerian takeoff. It also briefly addresses two important logical research corollaries of the takeoff ... More


Mobilizing the Seas: Reassembling Hydro-Modernities

Erik Swyngedouw

in Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029032
eISBN:
9780262326957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029032.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

First, this chapter explores in greater detail the socio-natural actors that assemble around desalination as the new panacea to deal with Spain’s water conundrum as it enters the new millennium. ... More


The First Monuments

Chris Scarre

in Landscapes of Neolithic Brittany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199281626
eISBN:
9780191804311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199281626.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the origins of the megalithic monuments of Brittany. It describes the Grand Menhir Brise at Locmariaquer and the Kerloas menhir in Finistere and analyses whether they constitute ... More


A Fledgling Start

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the first few months of the Roberts family in Minneapolis. Originally from Philadelphia, the family came to the state of Minnesota in the hope of restoring the health of John ... More


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