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Transit By Carl Small Town Center
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Rural Transportation Study for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill: A Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina By Holland Thompson
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THE author has spent the greater part of his life in the section described. While living in a rapidly growing mill town ten years ago, the sight of scores of wagons transferring scanty household... More > goods from farmhouses to factory tenements awakened his interest in the sudden transformation of farmers into factory operatives. His interest in the problem has cost much time and trouble. He has read everything available upon the subject, has sifted and compared dozens of statistical tables, and has compiled others. He has visited many mills, has talked with dozens of mill owners, managers, superintendents, overseers, and operatives. The children in the mill, at school or upon the streets, and the parents at home have not been overlooked. The teachers, ministers, and church workers in the mill villages have helped. The business men, the officers of the law, the farmers, and the laborers, black and white, all have added something.< Less
Nainital-A Hill Station Town By Students' Academy
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Introduction ...... Mythological Background ..... History of Nainital ...... Establishment of Schools....... Transition ..... Present State ....... Educational and Research Institutions..... ARIES... More > (State Observatory) ....... Libraries.... Recent Environmental Degradation...... Nainital in Literature .... Famous People ...... Places of Interest in Nainital .... Snow View .... Naina Peak ...... Dorothy’s Seat ..... Land’s End ...... Hanuman Garhi...... State Observatory........ The Mall ....... Lakeview< Less
From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill: A Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina By Holland Thompson
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THE author has spent the greater part of his life in the section described. While living in a rapidly growing mill town ten years ago, the sight of scores of wagons transferring scanty household... More > goods from farmhouses to factory tenements awakened his interest in the sudden transformation of farmers into factory operatives.< Less
From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill: A Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina By Holland Thompson
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THE author has spent the greater part of his life in the section described. While living in a rapidly growing mill town ten years ago, the sight of scores of wagons transferring scanty household... More > goods from farmhouses to factory tenements awakened his interest in the sudden transformation of farmers into factory operatives. His interest in the problem has cost much time and trouble. He has read everything available upon the subject, has sifted and compared dozens of statistical tables, and has compiled others. He has visited many mills, has talked with dozens of mill owners, managers, superintendents, overseers, and operatives. The children in the mill, at school or upon the streets, and the parents at home have not been overlooked. The teachers, ministers, and church workers in the mill villages have helped. The business men, the officers of the law, the farmers, and the laborers, black and white, all have added something.< Less
Dancing To The Beat Of The Great Green Heart By Kathryn Blume
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A collection of essays, speeches, and commentaries on climate change, sustainability, transition towns, and building a movement of hope and power from the passionate, quirky, highly entertaining... More > brain of climate activist, performance artist, and creative roustabout Kathryn Blume.< Less
THE SALAD PICKERS: JOURNEY SOUTH By E. Jane Ball-Groom
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Full Color Book: The "Salad Pickers: Journey South is a heartwarming memoir of author E. Jane Ball-Groom and her family's journey from New York urban streets to rural Warren County, North... More > Carolina, making a fresh start; living and working amongst the relics of an antebellum plantation during the audacious, early planning and pre-construction days of the historic new town development of Soul City, North Carolina. Spanning the history changing years of the late 1960s and early 1970s, in "The Salad Pickers: Journey South" Ms. Ball-Groom presents a fresh perspective of a visionary's attempt at changing the face of the rural south, the transformation of her family's destiny; and the indomitable strength of the human spirit.< Less
The Car is the Enemy of the City By Dom Nozzi
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Car travel and over-designing cities to accommodate such travel is deadly to cities. Healthy town centers need low speeds, human scale, and proximity. Yet a town center over-designed for free-flowing... More > car travel is a city designed for high speeds, gigantic sizes, and sprawling dispersal of jobs, housing, shopping and culture. This book describes why cars and their “habitat” are toxic to town centers, and the features that create a walkable, lovable quality of life that a well-designed town center should provide. The book therefore illustrates how we can return to the timeless tradition of designing town centers to make people happy, not cars.< Less
The Car is the Enemy of the City By Dom Nozzi
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Car travel and over-designing cities to accommodate such travel is deadly to cities. Healthy town centers need low speeds, human scale, and proximity. Yet a town center over-designed for free-flowing... More > car travel is a city designed for high speeds, gigantic sizes, and sprawling dispersal of jobs, housing, shopping and culture. This book describes why cars and their “habitat” are toxic to town centers, and the features that create a walkable, lovable quality of life that a well-designed town center should provide. The book therefore illustrates how we can return to the timeless tradition of designing town centers to make people happy, not cars.< Less
Shadow Walker By Bobbi Lynn
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It is modern day, set in a coastal town, told in first-person by Jane. Jane is a seventeen year old, outgoing girl. Her best friend, Sarah, a very shy, soft-spoken girl, has been in a car accident... More > and is now in a rehabilitation center. Jane has to decide what she wants in her own life and also help Sarah become more independent.< Less