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Stranded:A Unique Falkland Islands Perspective By Miles Griffith
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This is a unique story of one man living in the Falkland Islands, quite by chance, and ending up experiencing the whole war from a totally different view than all other accounts....He saw many things... More > that no one else saw and from the inside track he got to know and understand some of the more humanitarian angles that never saw the light of day in the Press.< Less
An Island World By Glen Zwicker
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Recollections of life as he knew it, growing up in the small island community of Grand Manan during the thirties and forties. Told from the perspective of a young boy, these experiences and... More > adventures were his world.< Less
An Island World By Glendon R. Zwicker
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Recollections of life as he knew it, growing up in the small island community of Grand Manan during the thirties and forties. Told from the perspective of a young boy, these experiences and... More > adventures were his world.< Less
The Island of Yellow By Scott Lee
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Young teen Scott Lee catalogues his experiences of clairvoyance, broken innocence, first love, and interconnectedness in this autobiographical memoir covering the years from 5th to 8th grade.... More > Following the stories from his perspective, a girl named Cacee Kenner proves to be at the center of a social network that affects not just Scott, but an entire web of kids piece by piece in what will be either a downward spiral of personal destruction or an ascending path to positive influences.< Less
Far From Islands By Frederick A. Smith
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"I want to write about the beauty of life. About the aching, painful beauty of life. And the sadness, the poignancy, that seems to be its inseparable companion." Thus we introduce, with... More > his own words, a new poetry collection by a unique voice. Frederick A. Smith looks at American culture and is not pleased. He proposes to his readers a gentler, wiser alternative to the hyper-competitive, hyper-violent world we have made. Born in California, with deep family roots in the Hawaiian Islands, Mr. Smith displays an exquisite lyricism, a simple, clean style, and a deep love of life. His is an island perspective; his time flows slower than ours, his voice is softer. His themes embrace the rejection of striving, of progress, in favor of a sensuous new deal, in which love, in all its aspects, replaces acquisition and power as our goals.< Less
circumnavigation, peaks island, views By The Geographic Observatory
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book two of a two book set that explores the environmental systems of casco bay. circumnavigation, peaks island, views, depicts the images collected on this 7 hr trek around peaks island. the images... More > were collected collaboratively at varying intervals with two cameras. these 200 plus images are sequenced based on time thus exposing the travelers multiple and disjunctive perspective of the island perimeter.< Less
circumnavigation, peaks island, views By The Geographic Observatory
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book two of a two book set that explores the environmental systems of casco bay. circumnavigation, peaks island, views, depicts the images collected on this 7 hr trek around peaks island. the images... More > were collected collaboratively at varying intervals with two cameras. these 200 plus images are sequenced based on time thus exposing the travelers multiple and disjunctive perspective of the island perimeter.< Less
Internet Research, Theory, and Practice: Perspectives from Ireland By Sylvie Thouësny, Cathy Fowley, Claire English
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The articles presented in this edited book illustrate the broad diversity of internet-based studies in an Irish context, as well as the interdisciplinarity which distinguishes much of its outputs.... More > From digital humanities in the strictest sense – through the creation and use of digital objects and resources to a close examination of digital texts, from ethical issues to societal issues – through the lenses of gender or nationality, from empirical research to practitioners reports, the chapters are a snapshot of internet research in Ireland. Our contributors come from many third-level institutions on the island – universities as well as institutes of technology, east and west, north and south –, thus illustrating a geographical space linked to digital spaces.< Less
China’s Growing Military Power: Perspectives On Security, Ballistic Missiles, And Conventional Capabilities By Andrew Scobell, Larry M. Wortzel
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The tenor of U.S.-China relations for much of the first year of the administration of President George W. Bush was set by a crisis that need not have occurred. How the situation was handled and... More > eventually resolved is instructive. It tells us about a beleaguered communist leadership in the buildup to major generational transition (scheduled for late 2002 and early 2003) and the mettle of a democratically elected U.S. government tested early in its tenure by a series of foreign policy crises and a carefully coordinated set of devastating terrorist strikes against the continental United States. The way the April 2001 crisis on Hainan Island was resolved must be chalked up as a success for the United States. the key was Washington’s ability to convince Beijing that holding the air crew was hurting, and not advancing, Chinese interests.< Less
Nubes a Mi Alrededor: Oral Histories from Horizon Academy, Rikers Island By Student Press Initiative
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Breathtakingly courageous, Nubes a Mi Alrededor, is the bilingual sister publication to Rikers Island’s Killing the Sky series. In this work, seven inmate students share their stories in their... More > native Spanish and their second language, English. Readers are transported to their ‘hoods and corner delis, and the streets of other countries. The students paint a picture drawn of many shades of grey, releasing both writer and reader from stereotypes about criminals and “troubled kids.” Like coal compressed into diamonds, their lessons-learned-the-hard-way become a glimmer of optimism and renewed perspective.< Less