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  1. Confronting Ecological Crisis in Appalachia and the South

    Confronting Ecological Crisis in Appalachia and the South: University and Community Partnerships [Hardback]

    Stephanie McSpirit (Editor); Lynne Faltraco (Editor); Connor Bailey (Editor); Sherry Cable (Other); Shaunna L. Scott (Other)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813136196
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Throughout Appalachia corporations control local economies and absentee ownership of land makes it difficult for communities to protect their waterways, mountains, and forests. Yet among all this uncertainty are committed citizens who have organiz... .... Learn More
  2. Beeconomy

    Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market [Hardback]

    Tammy Horn (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813134352
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Queen bee. Worker bees. Busy as a bee. These phrases have shaped perceptions of women for centuries, but how did these stereotypes begin? Who are the women who keep bees and what can we learn from them? Beeconomy examines the fascinating evolutio... .... Learn More
  3. Cultivating an Ecological Conscience

    Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher [Hardback]

    Frederick L. Kirschenmann (Author); Constance L. Falk (Editor)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9780813125787
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Culture of the Land
    Theologian, academic, and third-generation organic farmer Frederick L. Kirschenmann is a celebrated agricultural thinker. In the last thirty years he has tirelessly promoted the principles of sustainability and has become a legend in his own right... .... Learn More
  4. Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book

    Dr. Mel’s Connecticut Climate Book [Paperback]

    Mel Goldstein (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780819568397
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Hot and humid, crisp and cold, or frigid and icy, the climate affects everything from what we wear to what we grow and what kind of work we do. In Dr. Mel's Connecticut Climate Book, beloved Connecticut meteorologist "Dr. Mel... .... Learn More
  5. Bees in America

    Bees in America: How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation [Paperback]

    Tammy Horn (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780813191638
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Honey bees-and the qualities associated with them-have quietly influenced American values for four centuries. During every major period in the country's history, bees and beekeepers have represented order and stability in a country without a natio... .... Learn More
  6. Bees in America

    Bees in America: How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation [Hardback]

    Tammy Horn (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813123509
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Honey bees-and the qualities associated with them-have quietly influenced American values for four centuries. During every major period in the country's history, bees and beekeepers have represented order and stability in a country without a natio... .... Learn More
  7. Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians

    Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians [Paperback]

    William C. Roody (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813190396
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight ... .... Learn More
  8. The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlas

    The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlas [Hardback]

    Brainard L. Palmer-Ball (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813119656
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Ten years in the making, The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlas presents the results of a seven-year survey of all birds that nest in the Bluegrass State, providing photographs of each species. This work summarizes the distribution and abundance of the... .... Learn More
  9. Bluebirds And Their Survival

    Bluebirds And Their Survival [Paperback]

    Wayne H. Davis (Author); Philippe Roca (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780813108469
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    A fascinating guide which tells you what you need to know to bring more bluebirds into your life In this detailed how-to book, bluebird expert Wayne H. Davis tells how to attract and care for this beautiful and gentle bird and offers solutions to ... .... Learn More
  10. Canals For A Nation

    Canals For A Nation: The Canal Era in the United States, 1790-1860 [Paperback]

    Ronald E. Shaw (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813108155
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    All but forgotten except as a part of nostalgic lore, American canals during the first half of the nineteenth century provided a transportation network that was vital to the development of the new nation. They lowered transportation costs, carried... .... Learn More

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