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Saratoga Insider By Times Union Albany, NY
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Part travel guide, part love letter to Saratoga Springs, the Saratoga Insider is 60 pages of tips about the Spa City from the people who live and work there.
Saratoga Insider By Times Union Albany, NY
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Part travel guide, part love letter to Saratoga Springs, the Saratoga Insider is 60 pages of tips about the Spa City from the people who live and work there.
Austin Memorable Places By Lander Hughes
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Memorable places and neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. The book includes sketches, photographs, and descriptions of outstanding places in Austin,Texas including 6th Street, SoCo, West Austin, and Hyde... More > Park.< Less
The Yosemite By John Muir
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The Yosemite by John Muir. John Muir (1838–1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. John Muir was the... More > first modern preservationist and founder of the Sierra Club. He helped save the Yosemite Valley and wilderness areas in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Muir wrote essays and books whose relevance makes them still popular. Muir felt that the livestock in the Yosemite area was destroying the land and helped petition congress to make the area a national park. In Muir's writings the reader glimpses the pristine beauty of the high country. In his later life, Muir devoted most of his time to the preservation of the Western forests. He petitioned the U.S. Congress for the National Park bill that was passed in 1890, establishing Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks. The spiritual quality and enthusiasm toward nature inspired readers, including presidents and congressmen, to take action to help preserve large nature areas.< Less
Black Men Have Big Dicks and Can Rule the Bedroom, But White Men Have Big Balls and Have Ruled the World! By Angry Warhol
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The emasculation of young black men via "Black History Month". The image of Black History has become one of Dr. King being spat upon and beaten in between telling “the man”... More > off in speeches. Rosa Parks seen being carted off by white men while black men stood around and watched in fear and awe. A black woman by the name of Harriet Tubman sneaking around in the underground railroad while black male slaves cowardly followed behind her, holding on to her skirt tail. While during Mrs. Tubman’s time her male counterpart, Frederick Douglass was riding around comfortably in broad daylight on horse and buggy giving “the man” a piece of his mind in speech after eloquent speech. In this book you will get an understanding of how black men were punked-out and turned into Maytag's during slavery and it's similarity in today's prison life. Also, how the 300-year repressed black American male machismo is being worn on the sleeves of thugs and gangsta rappers.< Less
New River watershed By Jing Chu
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The Lower New River watershed, located in Southern West Virginia. In 1978, its central river area (Lower New River) was developed as the New River Gorge Nation Park by Congress. For the Lower New... More > River watershed, lots of remnants from the recent industrial age make up the local prehistoric sites. Since it is one of the nations's American Heritage Rivers, special attention was attached to protect local natural resource and environment, revitalize economy, and preserve historic and cultural.< Less
MUDscape By Leigh Cronin
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In 1987, the United States Congress authorized the development of a National Peace Garden on a 10 acre portion of Hains Point, located at the southernmost tip of East Potomac Park in Washington, DC. ... More > Formed over 90 years from Potomac River dredge, this artificial strip of land remains in flux: between the actions of the river to reclaim it and the actions of humans to reinforce it. This thesis explores the design of a contemporary garden to peace through the context and realities of the original competition site. MUDscape challenges the vehicle, subject matter, and material of traditional monuments and memorials by asking, ‘what is a monument to natural processes?’ The guidelines of the National Peace Garden design competition set the parameters for this question to be explored.< Less
MUDscape By Leigh Cronin
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In 1987, the United States Congress authorized the development of a National Peace Garden on a 10 acre portion of Hains Point, located at the southernmost tip of East Potomac Park in Washington, DC. ... More > Formed over 90 years from Potomac River dredge, this artificial strip of land remains in flux: between the actions of the river to reclaim it and the actions of humans to reinforce it. This thesis explores the design of a contemporary garden to peace through the context and realities of the original competition site. MUDscape challenges the vehicle, subject matter, and material of traditional monuments and memorials by asking, ‘what is a monument to natural processes?’ The guidelines of the National Peace Garden design competition set the parameters for this question to be explored.< Less
Denver: City Travel Guide By Cindy Washington
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Denver is a vibrant city with lots of destinations for visitors, plus a varied collection of communities that may be tourist attractions in themselves. Several of Denver's more mature areas are the... More > ideal density for exploration; you'll find an a fascinating mix of apartments and houses with flowery front gardens, wide flagstone pathways, brilliant environment-friendly yards and huge, shady trees. Capitol Hill, Highlands, Baker, Berkeley, Uptown, Sloan's Lake, Cheesman, Washington, City and Congress Parks are simply a few of the communities busy with people and places to see.< Less
The Battle of Point Pleasant By Livia Nye Simpson-Poffenbarger
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This publication covers the epic Battle of Point Pleasant, contains an extensive roster and includes over 100 biographical sketches of the men who participated in the battle. The author, Livia Nye... More > Simpson-Poffenbarger, was a newspaper publisher, activist and founder of a chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Despite criticism from some historians that the Battle of Point Pleasant was the last in the colonial frontier wars, the author created a campaign for Point Pleasant that, ultimately, led to the establishment of the Tu-Endie-Wei State Park and the erection of the monument at the battle site. Her efforts also secured a resolution from Congress, which officially named Point Pleasant as the first battle of the Revolutionary War.< Less