Savage Dreams

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 052095792X
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In this foundational book of landscape theory and environmental thinking, Rebecca Solnit explores our national Eden and Armageddon and offers a pathbreaking history of the west, focusing on the relationship between culture and its ...

Savage Dreams

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520220669
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"A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book. . . . Rebecca Solnit tells this story with the passion and clarity it deserves."--Larry McMurtry ""Savage Dreams summons us to the campfires of resistance.

Land In The American West

Author: William G. Robbins
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295802898
Size: 60.76 MB
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The essays in Land in the American West deal with complex, troublesome, and interrelated questions regarding land: Who owns it? Who has access to it?

Storming The Gates Of Paradise

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520256569
Size: 15.41 MB
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An anthology of nearly forty essays, representing the author's work over the past ten years, offers an insightful overview of American politics, current affairs, culture, society, and history, written from the perspective of a noted ...

Nonstop Metropolis

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520285948
Size: 63.97 MB
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Contributors:ÊSheerly Avni,ÊGaiutra Bahadur,ÊMarshall Berman,ÊJoe Boyd,ÊWill Butler,ÊGarnette Cadogan,ÊThomas J. Campanella,ÊDaniel Aldana Cohen,ÊTeju Cole,ÊJoel Dinerstein,ÊPaul La Farge,ÊFrancisco Goldman,ÊMargo Jefferson ...

Secret Exhibition

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
ISBN: 9780872862548
Size: 31.59 MB
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Secret Exhibition chronicles a vital California art movement, focusing on six artists – Wallace Bergman, Jess, Bruce Conner, Jay DeFeo, Wally Hendrick, and George Herms – who broke new ground with provocative work, especially in ...

A California Bestiary

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Heyday
ISBN: 9781597141253
Size: 43.56 MB
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Inspired by medieval bestiaries, a creative survey of the author and illustrator's magical beasts imagines the characteristics and illusory properties of various fantastical native California creatures, from the bluebelly lizard and the ...

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

Author: Dee Brown
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453274146
Size: 41.84 MB
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This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dee Brown including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

The Terror Dream

Author: Susan Faludi
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429922128
Size: 45.17 MB
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Brilliant and important, The Terror Dream shows what 9/11 revealed about us—and offers the opportunity to look at ourselves anew.

River Of Shadows

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101662662
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The story of Muybridge—who in 1872 succeeded in capturing high-speed motion photographically—becomes a lens for a larger story about the acceleration and industrialization of everyday life.