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Inherit the Land By Robert Noyola
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This book is a work of fiction. As a novelist, I have used real characters and legends to add credence to the time and place of real historical events. The main characters are fictional but they are... More > copied from real people or a combination of people. The real star is the City of San Antonio and I hope I have done all the citizens justice. Any error of fact is my responsibility, and I am grateful to all those people who talked to me during my research. San Antonio is a great city that was built by a mixture of great people. From historical beginnings, a myriad of immigrants, and indigenous natives already here, looked forward to hard work, hardship, and sacrifice, to face the future alone, and with family, who lived life bold to create a great life and a great city. The city is the star of the story. These characters show us strength, weakness, greed, evil, love, and the will of the human spirit to survive and build a great city.< Less
The Waste Land By T. S. Elliot
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This poem follows the legend of the Holy Grail and the Fisher King to illustrate certain aspects of British society in the early 1920’s. The poem shifts into five different sections each... More > focusing on different aspects of the society that Elliot was writing to in order to show a different point or a call to repentance before a final judgement. The poem uses different allegories and images to prove its point often switching between Western images and then going to East Indian pictures that often leave readers wondering what the central motif for each part may be. Regardless of the way it is written, this poem has been considered one of the most important ever written so we should pay attention to what it has to say.< Less
Grammar Land By M. L. Nesbitt
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In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that govern them in Grammar-Land. "Judge Grammar is far... More > mightier than any Fairy Queen, for he rules over real kings and queens down here in Matter-of-fact-land. Our kings and queens have all to obey Judge Grammar’s laws, or else they would talk what is called bad grammar; and then, even their own subjects would laugh at them, and would say: “Poor things! They are funny fellows, these nine Parts-of-Speech. You will find out by-and-by which you like best amongst them all. There is rich Mr. Noun, and his useful friend Pronoun; little ragged Article, and talkative Adjective; busy Dr. Verb, and Adverb; perky Preposition, convenient Conjunction, and that tiresome Interjection, the oddest of them all." Free audio recordings are available from Librivox and there are worksheets available to print from homeschooling mothers on the internet (google "grammar land worksheets")< Less
The Promised Land By Mary Antin
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The Promised Land (1912) edited here with illustrations from photographs, is the autobiography of Mary Antin, was an American author and immigration rights activist. It tells the story of her early... More > life in what is now Belarus and her immigration to the United States in 1894. The book focuses on her attempts to assimilate into the culture of the United States. It received very positive reviews and sold many copies. It allowed Antin to begin speaking publicly, a platform that she used to promote acceptance of immigration to the United States. It was criticized by anti-immigration activists, who did not see Antin as an American. It was also criticized by some Jews, who felt that she was disrespectful towards her Jewish heritage. "I WAS born, I have lived, and I have been made over. Is it not time to write my life's story? I am just as much out of the way as if I were dead, for I am absolutely other than the person whose story I have to tell. Physical continuity with my earlier self is no disadvantage."< Less
Urban Land Use of Stadiou Street Before The Olympics 2004 By Christonikos Zonafos
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Urban Land Use of Stadiou Street Before The Olympics 2004 examines the different states of one of the main Athenian streets up to a year before the Olympic Games 2004.
Urban Land Use of Stadiou Street Before The Olympics 2004 By Christonikos Zonafos
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Urban Land Use of Stadiou Street Before The Olympics 2004 examines the different states of one of the main Athenian streets up to a year before the Olympic Games 2004.
Sources of Irrigation and Land Use Changes – Spatio-Temporal Approach. By B. D. Patil
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In this chapter propose to investigate the impact of irrigation on land use in general and cropping pattern in particular. The term ‘impact’ is recognise as an expression of... More > spatio-temporal changes in agricultural land use obtained through the application of irrigation facilities.< Less
Assessing State Efforts to Integrate Transportation, Land Use and Climate Change By Rebecca Lewis
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This project explores the institutional barriers and opportunities for reducing VMT, hence GHG, through improved transportation options and smarter development patterns in four states: California,... More > Maryland, Oregon and Washington. The research team analyzed existing policy frameworks around transportation, land use and climate change, outlining the statutory context around plans and actions within state agencies and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs). The research team used content analysis to analyze existing plans under these agencies, and conducted interviews with over 40 stakeholders to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of state approaches. The research team assessed the existing policy framework within the case study states and offers recommendations for improving existing frameworks. Finally, lessons learned from these four states can inform other states attempting to reduce GHG from transportation.< Less
Mountain Cree Traditional Land Use in the Yellowhead Trail Corridor By Joachim Fromhold
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A listing and description of Archaeological, Historical and Cultural Sites known to the ASINI WACHI NEHIYAWAK (Mountain Cree) Traditional Band along the Trans Mountain Pipeline Corridor route of the... More > Yellowhead Trail. 109 pages< Less
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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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