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RURAL MONUMENTS By E. J. HOWE
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Poetry from Mid-America, or perhaps slightly to the East. "If nothing stirs your soul, eat this book with a tall Bloody Mary."
RURAL MONUMENTS By E. J. HOWE
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Poetry from Mid-America, or perhaps slightly to the East. "If nothing stirs your soul, eat this book with a tall Bloody Mary."
Rural Delivery By Michael Hofferber
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A collection of short, pungent, sometimes humorous and frequently thought-provoking commentaries and advice on rural living in contemporary America. These essays appeal to readers looking for insight... More > into their own experience as rural residents, as well as urbanites and suburbanites who pine for the country or plan to pursue a rural lifestyle.< Less
Rural Delivery By Michael Hofferber
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A collection of short, pungent, sometimes humorous and frequently thought-provoking commentaries and advice on rural living in contemporary America. These essays appeal to readers looking for insight... More > into their own experience as rural residents, as well as urbanites and suburbanites who pine for the country or plan to pursue a rural lifestyle.< Less
Building Competitive Rural Locations By Jorg Meyer-Stamer (editor)
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Local economic development around agriculture and agriprocessing: examples and concepts. -- Local Economic Development (LED) is an effort to engage local stakeholders in a bottom-up effort to... More > stimulate growth and prosperity. In rural areas, it has increasingly substituted top-down approaches. What are the chances this new approach offers? This book answers this question based on case studies from Latin America, Africa, South Eastern Europe and Asia.< Less
Building Competitive Rural Locations By Jorg Meyer-Stamer (editor)
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Local economic development around agriculture and agriprocessing: examples and concepts. -- Local Economic Development (LED) is an effort to engage local stakeholders in a bottom-up effort to... More > stimulate growth and prosperity. In rural areas, it has increasingly substituted top-down approaches. What are the chances this new approach offers? This book answers this question based on case studies from Latin America, Africa, South Eastern Europe and Asia.< Less
Sheep Football and Other Strange Tales from Rural America By Eric Pinder
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Imagine a place where moose outnumber people, where bears chase cyclists down mountains, where the Milky Way shines brightly in the sky and the nearest traffic light is an hour’s drive away. In... More > this collection of stories and essays (and a few poems) author Eric Pinder celebrates America’s rural way of life. In “Signs of the Times,” governors, senators, and presidents grovel at the feet of farmers, mill workers, and Wal-Mart clerks during the New Hampshire Primary. Are sheep the stupidest of the mammals? Are border collies the smartest? Morning chores on the farm become a battle of brawn versus brain in “Sheep Football.” A young park ranger gets paid to tolerate tourists and execute bears. He’d rather just go hiking. In “An Eye for Detail,” he stomps into the wilderness in search of job satisfaction. Enjoy these tales and two dozen more in a book that journeys from the vanishing family farm to the windswept summit of Mount Washington to the cold beaches of Maine.< Less
Sheep Football and Other Strange Tales from Rural America By Eric Pinder
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Imagine a place where moose outnumber people, where bears chase cyclists down mountains, where the Milky Way shines brightly in the sky and the nearest traffic light is an hour’s drive away. In... More > this collection of stories and essays (and a few poems) author Eric Pinder celebrates America’s rural way of life. In “Signs of the Times,” governors, senators, and presidents grovel at the feet of farmers, mill workers, and Wal-Mart clerks during the New Hampshire Primary. Are sheep the stupidest of the mammals? Are border collies the smartest? Morning chores on the farm become a battle of brawn versus brain in “Sheep Football.” A young park ranger gets paid to tolerate tourists and execute bears. He’d rather just go hiking. In “An Eye for Detail,” he stomps into the wilderness in search of job satisfaction. Enjoy these tales and two dozen more in a book that journeys from the vanishing family farm to the windswept summit of Mount Washington to the cold beaches of Maine.< Less
Bringing Excellence To Substance Abuse Services in Rural And Frontier America (TAP 20) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The papers that are published here offer a compelling look at a number of ways in which rural and frontier America is addressing alcohol and other drug abuse and the problems that accompany the... More > abuse. Recognizing the efforts of AOD experts, caregivers, and communities in rural and frontier areas is one important goal of the Award for Excellence. Representatives of CSAT and NRIADA presented awards to the authors of the first, second, and third place papers at the National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse held in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in June 1996. David M. Paschane accepted the first place award for "Drug Use, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and SexRelated Risk Behaviors in Alaska," which he wrote with Henry H. Cagle, Andrea M. Fenaughty, and Dennis G. Fisher. The second place award was presented to Boyd D. Sharp, Rodney (Roadrunner) Clarke, and Richard Pohl for their paper, "In Rural and Frontier America, It Takes a Whole Community to Rehabilitate a Substance Abusing Criminal.< Less
Preventing Rural Exodus through Development in the Pampas By Artur Kalil
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Thesis document toward a Master of Architecture at the University of Maryland, by Artur Marques Kalil. The book follows the research and design proposal for redeveloping Aceguá, on the... More > border of Brazil and Uruguay, in an attempt to alleviate the crisis of the rural exodus in the Pampas of South America. [Tese de conclusão para mestrado de arquitetura na University of Maryland por Artur Marques Kalil. O livro segue a perquisa e proposta de desenvolvimento em Aceguá, na fronteira do Brasil com o Uruguai, numa tentativa de aleviar o exodo rural nos Pampas da America do Sul]< Less