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Northern Garden Symphony Combining Hardy Perennials for Blooms All Season
ISBN: PB: 9781602234413, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Put the power of a garden planning pro to work for you! Northern Garden Symphony offers explanations and illustrations of the sequential blooms of ornamental perennials as a tool for garden design. The idea of sequential blooming, Fairbanks-famous au...
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£24,00
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Cold Latitudes
ISBN: PB: 9781602234376, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, April 2021
110 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Cold Latitudes is a memoir in essay form based on years of working in the Alaska Arctic and Antarctica. The author was privileged to see first-hand worlds that few will ever know, while participating in cutting-edge research at high latitudes. From s...
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£12,00
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Finding True North First-Hand Stories of the Booms that Build Modern Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234437, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, March 2021
201 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Melting sea ice and simmering volcanoes. Sled dogs racing through unnamed valleys. These were the images that came to mind when Molly Rettig got a job at the local Fairbanks Daily News-Miner following journalism school. An environmentalist at heart,...
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£18,00
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Yungcautnguuq Nunam Qainga Tamarmi/The Entire Surface of the Land is Medicine: Edible and Medicinal Plants of Southwest Alaska Edible and Medicinal Plants of Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234222, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, March 2021
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 124 colour plates
In this book, close to one hundred men and women from all over southwest Alaska share knowledge of their homeland and the plants that grow there. They speak eloquently about time spent gathering and storing plants and plant material during snow-free...
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£24,00
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Fighter in Velvet Gloves Study Guide
ISBN: PB: 9781602234451, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, February 2021
42 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In 1945, Elizabeth Peratrovich stood before the Alaska Territorial Legislative Session and gave a powerful speech about her childhood and her experiences being treated as a second-class citizen. Her heartfelt testimony led to the passing of the landm...
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£8,00
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I Thought There Would Be More Wolves Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781602234499, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, February 2021
72 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
After moving to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, poet Sara Ryan found herself immersed in the isolated spaces of the North: the cold places that never thawed, the animals that stayed hidden and hunted. As she struggled with loneliness, cruelty, and t...
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£12,00
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Go Play Outside! Tips, Tricks, and Tales from the Trails
ISBN: PB: 9781602234390, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, January 2021
210 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Having children doesn't mean that you can't enjoy every season in the great outdoors – even if you happen to live in the middle of Alaska. Whether you're biking eighty miles into the heart of Denali National Park, cross-country skiing to a remote cab...
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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, January 2021
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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Wake of the Unseen Object Travels through Alaska's Native Landscapes
ISBN: PB: 9781602234307, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, January 2021
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 1 map
A series of journeys to Alaska's remote roadless villages, during a time of great historical transition, brings us this enduring portrait of a place and its people. Alutiiq, Yup'ik, Inupiaq, and Athabascan subjects reveal themselves as entirely conte...
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£18,00
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Field Guide to Snow
ISBN: PB: 9781602234147, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, December 2020
140 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 144 colour plates
People love snow. They love to ski and sled on it, snowshoe through it, and watch it fall from the sky. They love the way it blankets a landscape, making it look tranquil and beautiful. Few people, however, know how snow works. What makes it possible...
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£20,00
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