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Hard Driving The 1908 Auto Race From New York to Paris
ISBN: PB: 9781602234024, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2020
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 49 halftones, 1 map
In the winter of 1908, six cars left Times Square bound for Paris. They were embarking on a remarkable motor race across the world that would capture everyone's imagination. In this book, Dermot Cole weaves a thrilling account of the improbable journ...
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£18,00
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Nunakun-gguq Ciutengqertut / They Say They Have Ears Through the Ground Animal Essays from Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234123, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2020
400 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 50 halftones
Lifeways in Southwest Alaska today remains inextricably bound to the seasonal cycles of sea and land. Community members continue to hunt, fish, and make products from the life found in the rivers and sea. Based on a wealth of oral histories collected...
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£32,00
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Alaska Constitution
ISBN: PB: 9781602234109, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, April 2020
100 pp., 16.5x10.7 cm
The Alaska Constitution, ratified by the people in 1956, became operative with the proclamation of statehood on January 3, 1959. The constitution was drafted by fifty-five delegates who convened at the University of Alaska to determine the authority...
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£4,00
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Guide to Peril Strait and Wrangell Narrows, Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234000, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, April 2020
150 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 6 maps, 5 charts, 10 halftones
Learning how to pilot a ship through Wrangell Narrows and Peril Strait is not an easy matter for a vessel operator new to the area, or even for those with experience. It takes time, patience, and a certain appetite for risk. The older generation of c...
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£18,00
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Tanaina Plantlore / Dena'ina K'et'una An Ethnobotany of th Dena'ina People of Southcentral Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234048, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, March 2020
250 pp., 20.3x13.9 cm, 150 colour plates, 1 map
When Chris McCandless, immortalized in "Into the Wild", headed into the Alaska wilderness, one of the books he took with him was "Tanaina Plantlore", which he used to identify edible plants. While the book and subsequent movie has brought attention t...
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£24,00
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Wild Rivers, Wild Rose
ISBN: PB: 9781602234062, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, March 2020
275 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 map
In 1941, Anna Harker is attacked by an ax-wielding assailant in the gold-bearing ridges bordering the Alaska Range. It is this moment of savagery that propels the people of "Wild Rivers, Wild Rose". Anna's lover, Wade Daniels, learns of the deaths of...
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£16,00
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Glass, Light, and Electricity Essays
ISBN: PB: 9781602234086, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, March 2020
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Fleet-footed and capricious, the essays in "Glass, Light & Electricity" wander through landscapes both familiar and unfamiliar, finding them equal parts magical and toxic. They explore and merge public and private history through lyric meditations th...
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£18,00
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Coast of Scenic Wonders Coastal Geology and Ecology of the Outer Coast of Oregon and Washington and the Strait of Juan de Fuca
ISBN: PB: 9780981661858, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, January 2020
229 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 166 colour plates, 25 halftones
This book will help you explore origins of the coastal features such as wave-cut rocks cliffs, sea stacks, wave cut rock platforms, and the amazing array of beaches, deltas, and tidal flats. It explains the processes that create the diverse coastal l...
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£24,00
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Armor & Ornament
ISBN: PB: 9781602233874, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, November 2019
70 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Armor & Ornament" turns away from the popular trends of contemporary poetry, calling instead upon traditional and Biblical forms. Rather than drawing on recent styles and modern trends, Miles looks to the texts that have inspired artists for millenn...
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£13,00
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Drivers of Landscape Change in the Northwest Boreal Region
ISBN: PB: 9781602233973, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, November 2019
225 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 48 figures, 38 halftone
The northwest boreal region (NWB) of North America is a land of extremes. Extending more than 1.3 million square kilometers (330 million acres), it encompasses the entire spectrum between inundated wetlands below sea level to the tallest peak in Nort...
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£24,00
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