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Ecological Continuum from the Changjiang (Yangtze River) Watersheds to the East China Sea Continental Margin - 2826825914

413,24 zł

Ecological Continuum from the Changjiang (Yangtze River) Watersheds to the East China Sea Continental Margin Springer, Berlin

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The book provides a cross-disciplinary and multi-scale assessment of a world top river, the Changjiang (Yangtze River) and its adjacent marginal environment, the East China Sea. The studies in this volume bridges the watersheds of river and the marginal sea through a combined approach of hydro-dynamics, geochemistry, sedimentary processes, ecology and fishery. The response of ecosystem to the external driving forces is examined via process-oriented observations, mesocosm experiments and numerical simulations in combination. The lessons learnt from the case studies of Changjiang and East China Sea can be beneficial to those who are doing inter-disciplinary researches in the continuum from watersheds to continental margins.§


A Partial Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Parsons, of East Hampton, L.I., 1650: Constructed, Mainly from Town and Church Records - 2842899767

136,66 zł

A Partial Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Parsons, of East Hampton, L.I., 1650: Constructed, Mainly from Town and Church Records



East River Column - 2844157059

108,88 zł

East River Column Hong Kong University Press

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Hong Kong's story in the Second World War has been predominantly told as a story of the British forces and their defeat on Christmas Day 1941. But there is another story: the Chinese guerrilla forces who harassed the Japanese throughout the occupation played a crucial part in the escapes from Hong Kong's prisoner of war camps and in rescuing Allied airmen. This neglected part of Hong Kong's war is Chan Sui-jeung's topic in this pioneering book informed by his many contacts with participants in the guerrilla warfare.


East Of The River Nile + 6 - 2839608259

72,49 zł

East Of The River Nile + 6 Shanachie


1. Chant To King Selassie 1 2. Natural Way 3. Nature Dub 4. Upfull Living 5. Unfinished Melody 6. Jah Light 7. Memories Of The Ghetto 8. Africa (1983) 9. East Of The River Nile 10. Sounds From Levi 11. Chapter 2 12. Addis-a-baba 13. East Africa 14. East Of The Rover Nile (Original) 15. Memories Of The Ghetto Dub 16. Jah Light Version 17. Islington Rock 18. Meditation Dub


Poems from Ish River Country - 2826735250

114,41 zł

Poems from Ish River Country Counterpoint

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Poems from Ish River Country collects the complete poems of poet, painter and calligrapher Robert Sund. Mr. Sund's few published volumes of poetry and frequent public readings established his reputation as one of the most distinctive poetic voices of the Pacific Northwest, where he enjoyed a tremendous popularity before his death in 2001. His short, imagistic poems, in the tradition of William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Rexroth, distill the essence of the Northwest landscape and in plain speech celebrate themes of family, friendship, work and quiet contemplation. Included are the poet's award-winning collections, Bunch Grass, which gave literary voice to the rolling wheat country east of the Cascade Mountains in his native Washington State, and Ish River, which celebrated the misty, riverine landscape of the Puget Sound country, a place, in the poet's words, "between two mountain ranges where / many rivers / run down to an inland sea." But the greater part of this collection contains poems unpublished during the poet's lifetime or published only in very limited editions. There is also a generous selection of his translations, from Issa, Buson, Basho, and most especially from the Swedish poet Rabbe Enckell, with whom Mr. Sund felt a close affinity.


History of the Saint Clair River - 2843913238

45,67 zł

History of the Saint Clair River Forgotten Books

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Excerpt from History of the Saint Clair River: Written for the Centennial of the Founding of St. Clair County on May 8, 1821 The St. Clair River has had various names. The Indians called it "Otsi-Keta-Sippi" according to the History of St. Clair County by the Western Historical Company. Mrs. Hulda Holland in her book. "When Michigan Was New" calls the River "Otsi-Sippi" When Dollier and Gallinee came up the River May 25th, 1670, the latter, in his account of their journey writes of "The Streight." In one of the earlier maps it is placed as the Huron river. When Patrick Sinclair bought the land where St. Clair now stands and built Fort Sinclair in 1765 the River bore the name "Sinclair" of fifty years. The present name is in honor of General Arthur St. Clair who was Governor of the Northwestern Territory of which Michigan was a part, Oct. 5th, 1787. Coming down the stream the first city is Port Huron (the Tunnel City) with a population in 1920 of 25,941. At South Park there is an attractive little park on the riverside. Marysville the new city come next with a present population of 2,100. Farther down are a number of attractive summer homes. In the Hartman home, Mr. C. H. Wills, the founder of Marysville, has been living with his family during the winter. The Parke home above is an attractive land mark as are the homes of Mrs. James N. Wright and the beautiful place of Mr. John Bailum where the grounds are terraced to the River edge, making a most Interesting sight from the passing boats. St. Clair City is the oldest settlement on the River, with a population of 3,204. Palmer Park is an attractive place with the name St. Clair on the bank marked with white stones. East China is a historic spot, as all boats stopped there in the '30s and '40s at the dock of Capt. John Clark to load cordwood for fuel. Four hundred nineteen people reside there. Marine City, where many boats have been built, has 3,731 inhabitants. There are summer resorts near, Cherry Peach, Pearl Beach and others are noted ones. Algonac, which may properly be called the "Speed-boat Town", has a population of 2,103 including the people of Clay Township. Pointe du Chene is located below Algonac. The entire River section is a popular summer resort. The St. Clair River is the present name of the body of water which flows from Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair. The length is thirty-nine miles. The width varies with an average of three-fourths of a mile. There is an Indian legend that once the River was at one place so narrow that a tall tree falling on the bank across the River would allow passage from shore to shore The cork pine which grew along the River sometimes attained the height of seventy-eight to one hundred 60 feet so possibly the River might have been that narrow but improbable. The depth also varies. When sounding for the St. Clair Tunnel a depth of forty-one feet was found. There are numerous shoals where the water is very shallow. The one opposite Port Huron is called "the middle ground." That in front of St. Clair is known as "the Bar." It can be located by the naked eye as the water over it is lighter in color. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair th


Survivor on the River Kwai - 2826963835

51,68 zł

Survivor on the River Kwai Penguin

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Survivor on the River Kwai is the heartbreaking story of one of the last survivors of the Burma Railway. February 1942. A young British soldier is caught up in the worst defeat in the history of the British Army, the fall of Singapore. Reg Twigg spends the next three years in hell, moving from jungle camp to jungle camp and building the Burma Railway for the all-conquering Japanese. Beaten, tortured, starving and forced to watch his comrades die, Reg fights for his survival, stealing from his captors, trapping animals and even making his own tobacco. That Reg survived is testimony to his own courage and determination, his will to beat the alien brutality of camp guards who had nothing but contempt for him and his fellow POWs. He was a risk taker whose survival strategies sometimes bordered on genius. As moving and harrowing as The Last Fighting Tommy, with the drama of David Lean's The Bridge Over the River Kwai and the heart of The Forgotten Highlander, Survivor on the River Kwai is Reg's story - his pain, his triumphs and even his forgiveness. Reg Twigg was born at Wigston (Leicester) barracks on 16 December 1913. He was called up to the Leicestershire Regiment in 1940 but instead of fighting Hitler he was sent to the Far East, stationed at Singapore. When captured by the Japanese, he decided he would do everything to survive. After his repatriation from the Far East, Reg returned to Leicester. With his family he returned to Thailand in 2006, and revisited the sites of the POW camps. Reg died in 2013, at the age of ninety-nine, two weeks before the publication of this book.


River of Smoke - 2826621562

45,99 zł


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In September 1838 a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured laborers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in the whirlwind. When the seas settle, five men have disappeared - two lascars, two convicts and one of the passengers. Did the same storm upend the fortunes of those aboard the Anahita, an opium carrier heading towards Canton? And what fate befell those aboard the Redruth, a sturdy two-masted brig heading East out of Cornwall? Was it the storm that altered their course or were the destinies of these passengers at the mercy of even more powerful forces?On the grand scale of an historical epic, River of Smoke follows its storm-tossed characters to the crowded harbors of China. There, despite efforts of the emperor to stop them, ships from Europe and India exchange their cargoes of opium for boxes of tea, silk, porcelain and silver. Among them are Bahram Modi, a wealthy Parsi opium merchant out of Bombay, his estranged half-Chinese son Ah Fatt, the orphaned Paulette and a motley collection of others whose pursuit of romance, riches and a legendary rare flower have thrown together. All struggle to cope with their losses - and for some, unimaginable freedoms - in the alleys and crowded waterways of 19th century Canton. As transporting and mesmerizing as an opiate induced dream, River of Smoke will soon be heralded as a masterpiece of twenty-first century literature.


Waipawa River - 2843907231

163,08 zł

Waipawa River Betascript Publishing

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Waipawa River is a river of southern Hawke's Bay, in New Zealand's eastern North Island. It flows from the slopes of Te Atua Mahuru in the Ruahine Range southeast past the town of Waipawa before joining the Tuki Tuki River.Hawke's Bay (M ori: Heretaunga) is a region of New Zealand. Hawke's Bay is recognised on the world stage for its award-winning wines. The regional council sits in both the cities of Napier and Hastings.The region is situated on the east coast of the North Island. The region bears the former name of what is now Hawke Bay, a large semi-circular bay which extends for 100 kilometres from northeast to southwest from Mahia Peninsula to Cape Kidnappers.


Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia - 2826900862

136,22 zł

Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia Duke University Press

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Examining matters from the changing ideas of contagion in classical Chinese medical thought to attempts to eradicate SARS in 2003, the essays in this collection explore efforts to overcome disease and improve human health in Chinese regions of East Asia from the late nineteenth century to the present. The contributors, most of whom are based in Taiwan, consider the science and politics of public health policymaking and implementation not only in Taiwan but also in Manchuria, Hong Kong, and the Yangtze River delta, focusing mostly on towns and villages rather than cities. Whether discussing the resistance of lay midwives in colonial Taiwan to the Japanese campaign to replace them with experts in "scientific motherhood" or the reaction of British colonists in treaty-port Shanghai to Chinese diet and health regimes, the essays illuminate the effects of international interventions and influences in particular situations and localities. While they discuss responses to epidemics from the plague in early-twentieth-century Manchuria to SARS in southern China, Singapore, and Taiwan, they also emphasize that public health is not just about epidemic crises. As essays on marsh drainage in Taiwan, the enforcement of sanitary ordinances in Shanghai, and vaccination drives in Manchuria help to show, throughout the twentieth century public health bureaucracies have primarily been engaged in the mundane activities of education, prevention, and monitoring. Contributors: Warwick Anderson; Charlotte Furth; Marta Hanson; Sean Hsiang-lin Lei; Angela Ki Che Leung; Shang-Jen Li; Yushang Li; Yi-Ping Lin; Shiyung Liu; Ruth Rogaski; Yen-Fen Tseng; Chia-ling Wu; Xinzhong Yu


Raft River - 2843910744

215,87 zł

Raft River Betascript Publishing

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Raft River is a tributary of the Snake River located in northern Utah and southern Idaho in the United States. It is part of the Columbia River Basin. The Raft River's headwaters are mostly on the east side of the Albion Mountains, southeast of Oakley, Idaho. But its Clear Creek tributary also drains the north side of the Raft River Mountains in Utah and runoff from the nearby Grouse Creek Range also flows into the Raft River. The river flows generally north to join the Snake River in Cassia County, Idaho. The Raft River's drainage basin is approximately 1,506 square miles (3,901 km2) in area, of which approximately 95% of the overall area is in Idaho.


Ride the River - 2826911964

28,45 zł

Ride the River Random House

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In Ride the River, Louis L'Amour spins the tale of a young woman who has to protect her family fortune from a murderous thief and teach him what it means to be a Sackett. Sixteen-year-old Echo Sackett had never been far from her Tennessee home--until she made the long trek to Philadelphia to collect an inheritance. Echo could take care of herself as well as any Sackett man, but James White, a sharp city lawyer, figured that cheating the money from the young girl would be like taking candy from a baby. If he couldn't hoodwink Echo out of the cash, he'd just steal it from her outright. And if she put up a fight? There were plenty of accidents that could happen to a country girl on her first trip to the big city.


Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures - 2826624458

51,04 zł

Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures Skyhorse Publishing

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When the British government undertook the construction of the Uganda Railway through East Africa in 1898, harsh criticism from the press, tremendous amounts of money spent, and rebelliousness of the workers turned out to be the least of the government's worries. Their biggest obstacle came in the form of two ravenous lions with a taste for human flesh, terrorizing the 35,000 labourers building a railway bridge over the Tsavo River. After killing more than 130 people over the course of nine months, the lions completely halted construction, as the workers were too afraid to continue. Colonel John Henry Patterson, the chief engineer overseeing the project, then took matters into his own hands. An inexperienced hunter at the time, but a courageous and clever man, he took on the beasts and single-handedly brought an end to their nine-month reign of terror. Patterson's true account of his gripping and terrifying adventures confronting the lions and overseeing the project termed "The Lunatic Line," while tackling countless other obstacles, is a must for anyone looking for a thrilling read. With over 100 original photos of the East African lands, native tribes, and wild animals, "The Man-Eaters of Tsavo" is a true hunting classic.


East Of Ireland Walks - 2846933974

52,99 zł

East Of Ireland Walks

Książki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>Lifestyle, sport & leisure>Travel & holiday>Travel & holiday guidesKsiążki Obcojęzyczne>Angielskie>L...

River And Canal Walks Can Have Special Appeal, The Scenery Always Changing Due To Flowing Water, Weirs, Locks And The Changing Countryside. Lenny Antonelli Introduces Some Of The Best River And Canal Trails In The East And East Midlands, From Short Strolls To A Five-day Trek Along The Barrow.


Arkansas River - 2847851092

163,08 zł

Arkansas River Alphascript Publishing

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Arkansas River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River. The Arkansas generally flows to the east and southeast and traverses the U.S. states of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. At 1,469 miles (2,364 km) it is the sixth longest river in the United States, the second-longest tributary in the Mississippi-Missouri system, and the 45th longest river in the world. Its origin is in the Rocky Mountains in Lake County, Colorado, near Leadville, and its mouth is at Napoleon, Arkansas. The Arkansas River drainage basin covers nearly 195,000 sq mi (505,000 km˛). In terms of volume, the river is smaller than both the Missouri and Ohio Rivers, with a mean discharge of 8,460 ftł/s (240 mł/s). The Arkansas from its headwaters down to the 100th meridian west formed part of the US-Mexico border from the Adams-Onís Treaty (in force 1821) until the Texas Annexation or Treaty of Guadelupe Hidalgo.


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