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Lassoing the Sun

Lassoing the Sun
A Year in America's National Parks

by Mark Woods

  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2016-06-14
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1250105900
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"In this remarkable journey, Mark Woods captures the essence of our National Parks: their serenity and majesty, complexity and vitality--and their power to heal." --Ken Burns Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. Mark’s most vivid childhood memories are set against a backdrop of mountains, woods, and fireflies in places like Redwood, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national parks. On the eve of turning fifty and a little burned-out, Mark decided to reconnect with the great outdoors. He'd spend a year visiting the national parks. He planned to take his mother to a park she'd not yet visited and to re-create his childhood trips with his wife and their iPad-generation daughter. But then the unthinkable happened: his mother was diagnosed with cancer, given just months to live. Mark had initially intended to write a book about the future of the national parks, but Lassoing the Sun grew into something more: a book about family, the parks, the legacies we inherit and the ones we leave behind.

Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures

Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures
A Book

by Helaine Selin

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2008-03-12
  • Pages : 2415
  • ISBN : 140204559X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with hundreds of entirely new topics. This unique reference work includes intercultural articles on broad topics such as mathematics and astronomy as well as thoughtful philosophical articles on concepts and ideas related to the study of non-Western Science, such as rationality, objectivity, and method. You’ll also find material on religion and science, East and West, and magic and science.

The Moon in the Well

The Moon in the Well
Wisdom Tales to Transform Your Life, Family, and Community

by Erica Helm Meade

  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN : 9780812694406
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A master storyteller transforms sixty-five myths and legends from various cultures around the world into an opportunity for spiritual nourishment.

Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, Haleakalā, Maui

Advanced Technology Solar Telescope, Haleakalā, Maui
Environmental Impact Statement

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 8
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Detours

Detours
A Decolonial Guide to Hawai'i

by Hokulani K. Aikau,Vernadette Vicuna Gonzalez

  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 2019-11-08
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1478007206
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Many people first encounter Hawai‘i through the imagination—a postcard picture of hula girls, lu‘aus, and plenty of sun, surf, and sea. While Hawai‘i is indeed beautiful, Native Hawaiians struggle with the problems brought about by colonialism, military occupation, tourism, food insecurity, high costs of living, and climate change. In this brilliant reinvention of the travel guide, artists, activists, and scholars redirect readers from the fantasy of Hawai‘i as a tropical paradise and tourist destination toward a multilayered and holistic engagement with Hawai‘i's culture and complex history. The essays, stories, artworks, maps, and tour itineraries in Detours create decolonial narratives in ways that will forever change how readers think about and move throughout Hawai‘i. Contributors. Hōkūlani K. Aikau, Malia Akutagawa, Adele Balderston, Kamanamaikalani Beamer, Ellen-Rae Cachola, Emily Cadiz, Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar, David A. Chang, Lianne Marie Leda Charlie, Greg Chun, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto, S. Joe Estores, Nicholas Kawelakai Farrant, Jessica Ka‘ui Fu, Candace Fujikane, Linda H. L. Furuto, Sonny Ganaden, Cheryl Geslani, Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez, Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Tina Grandinetti, Craig Howes, Aurora Kagawa-Viviani, Noelle M. K. Y. Kahanu, Haley Kailiehu, Kyle Kajihiro, Halena Kapuni-Reynolds, Terrilee N. Kekoolani-Raymond, Kekuewa Kikiloi, William Kinney, Francesca Koethe, Karen K. Kosasa, N. Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, Kapulani Landgraf, Laura E. Lyons, David Uahikeaikalei‘ohu Maile, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Davianna Pōmaika‘i McGregor, Laurel Mei-Singh, P. Kalawai‘a Moore, Summer Kaimalia Mullins-Ibrahim, Jordan Muratsuchi, Hanohano Naehu, Malia Nobrega-Olivera, Katrina-Ann R. Kapā‘anaokalāokeola Nākoa Oliveira, Jamaica Heolimelekalani Osorio, No‘eau Peralto, No‘u Revilla, Kalaniua Ritte, Maya L. Kawailanaokeawaiki Saffery, Dean Itsuji Saranillio, Noenoe K. Silva, Ty P. Kāwika Tengan, Stephanie Nohelani Teves, Stan Tomita, Mehana Blaich Vaughan, Wendy Mapuana Waipā, Julie Warech

Biophilic Design

Biophilic Design
The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life

by Stephen R. Kellert,Judith Heerwagen,Martin Mador

  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2011-09-26
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1118174240
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"When nature inspires our architecture-not just how it looks buthow buildings and communities actually function-we will have madegreat strides as a society. Biophilic Design provides us withtremendous insight into the 'why,' then builds us a road map forwhat is sure to be the next great design journey of ourtimes." -Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO and Founding Chairman, U.S. GreenBuilding Council "Having seen firsthand in my company the power of biomimicry tostimulate a wellspring of profitable innovation, I can sayunequivocably that biophilic design is the real deal. Kellert,Heerwagen, and Mador have compiled the wisdom of world-renownedexperts to produce this exquisite book; it is must reading forscientists, philosophers, engineers, architects and designers,and-most especially-businesspeople. Anyone looking for the key to anew type of prosperity that respects the earth should starthere." -Ray C. Anderson, founder and Chair, Interface, Inc. The groundbreaking guide to the emerging practice of biophilicdesign This book offers a paradigm shift in how we design and build ourbuildings and our communities, one that recognizes that thepositive experience of natural systems and processes in ourbuildings and constructed landscapes is critical to human health,performance, and well-being. Biophilic design is about humanity'splace in nature and the natural world's place in human society,where mutuality, respect, and enriching relationships can andshould exist at all levels and should emerge as the norm ratherthan the exception. Written for architects, landscape architects, planners,developers,environmental designers, as well as building owners, BiophilicDesign: The Theory, Science, and Practice of Bringing Buildings toLife is a guide to the theory, science, and practice of biophilicdesign. Twenty-three original and timely essays by world-renownedscientists, designers, and practitioners, including Edward O.Wilson, Howard Frumkin, David Orr, Grant Hildebrand, StephenKieran, Tim Beatley, Jonathan Rose, Janine Benyus, Roger Ulrich,Bert Gregory, Robert Berkebile, William Browning, and VivianLoftness, among others, address: * The basic concepts of biophilia, its expression in the builtenvironment, and how biophilic design connects to human biology,evolution, and development. * The science and benefits of biophilic design on human health,childhood development, healthcare, and more. * The practice of biophilic design-how to implement biophilic designstrategies to create buildings that connect people with nature andprovide comfortable and productive places for people, in which theycan live, work, and study. Biophilic design at any scale-from buildings to cities-begins witha few simple questions: How does the built environment affect thenatural environment? How will nature affect human experience andaspiration? Most of all, how can we achieve sustained andreciprocal benefits between the two? This prescient, groundbreaking book provides the answers.

Ritual Encounters

Ritual Encounters
Otavalan Modern and Mythic Community

by Michelle Wibbelsman

  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 2010-10-01
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0252092872
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book examines ritual practices and public festivals in the Otavalo and Cotacachi areas of northern Andean Ecuador's Imbabura province. Otavaleños are a unique group in that they maintain their traditional identity but also cultivate a cosmopolitanism through frequent international travel. Rituals have persisted among this ethnic community as important processes for symbolically capturing and critically assessing cultural changes in the face of modern influences. Ritual Encounters thus offers an appreciation of the modern and mythic community as a single and emergent condition.

Hewa

Hewa
The Wrong Way of Living

by Malcolm Nāea Chun

  • Publisher : CRDG
  • Release : 2009-01-01
  • Pages : 43
  • ISBN : 1583510524
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The last book of the Ka Wana series, Hewa: The Wrong Way of Living looks at what behaviors are considered unbecoming in a Hawaiian and why. Early Native Hawaiian scholars wrote a lot about what constituted good and bad behavior in their day as foreign influences increased. Today, the dominance of American culture in Hawai'i forces Native Hawaiians to think carefully about how they can retain a cultural identity. This series, and especially the first and last volumes¿Pono and Hewa¿brings to light those traditions of Native Hawaiian culture that are essential to being Hawaiian, then and now. This book is one of eleven short volumes of the Ka Wana series, which is part of the Pihana Na Mamo Native Hawaiian education program.

Atlantis in America

Atlantis in America
Navigators of the Ancient World

by Ivar Zapp,George Erikson

  • Publisher : Adventures Unlimited Press
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN : 9780932813527
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This text presents evidence for a new theory that the great stone spheres of Costa Rica and sighting stones throughout the Pacific were used to teach sea routes and constellation paths to navigators of the ancient world. It reveals substantial links between Meso-America and Egypt and the Middle East.

Forever Love

Forever Love
A Book

by Kathy Brocks

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2010-08-09
  • Pages : 41
  • ISBN : 0557484200
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Forever Love is a collection of poems about different types of love. It's about how we make mistakes in choices and how there is always a way out.Forever Love is about finding that good thing and staying faithful and how betrayal hurts and goes beyond ourselves.Love is kind, builds up and is endless with nurture.

Lasso the Sunshine

Lasso the Sunshine
Capture the Brighter Side of Life!

by Bob Farmer

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9780978785901
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lassoed

Lassoed
A Book

by B.J. Daniels

  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release : 2011-06-07
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0373695497
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the moment Billie Rae Rasmussen crashes into him, Tanner Chisholm realizes he is on a collision course with destiny. As Whitehorse's cowboy with a heart of gold, there is no way he could overlook the fear that shadows her eyes. Something has her running scared, but now that she is in his protective arms he intends to keep her safe. Billie Rae can't run fast enough--or far enough. And if she sticks around this small town, the danger that follows her could put her newfound hero at risk. But Tanner refuses to leave her side, and his love gives Billie Rae the hope and courage she needs. Now she'll fight to take back her life...or die trying.

Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin

Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin
A Book

by Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1949
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Maui-of-a-thousand-tricks

Maui-of-a-thousand-tricks
His Oceanic and European Biographers

by Katharine Luomala

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1949
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Black and African Writing

Black and African Writing
A Festac Anthology

by Theo Vincent

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1981
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Transcircularities

Transcircularities
New and Selected Poems

by Quincy Troupe

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The best and the newest from one of American poetry's most cool and lyrical rhythm masters.

Hidden Hawaii

Hidden Hawaii
The Adventurer's Guide

by Ray Riegert

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1985
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN : 9780915233014
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Fling

The Fling
A Book

by Elda Minger

  • Publisher : Jove
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780515133721
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Left stranded at the altar by her fiancT, Patti decides to join her cousin Kate on a fun-filled trip--which should have been her honeymoon--to Hawaii, where they meet former showgirl Cherry Jubilee, who decides to give the two cousins a lesson in dealing with men. Original.

Snake-back Solos

Snake-back Solos
Selected Poems, 1969-1977

by Quincy Troupe

  • Publisher : Reed Cannon & Johnson Pub
  • Release : 1978
  • Pages : 79
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hidden Maui

Hidden Maui
Including Lahaina, Kaanapali, Haleakala, and the Hana Highway

by Ray Riegert

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005-09
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 9781569754986
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This text reviews the destination's famous and not-so-famous attractions including sacred sites on Lanai, historic spots in Lahaina, and cool waterfalls along the Hana Highway. More than 110 restaurants and 80 hotels are reviewed. 20 maps.