White Mountain National Forest And Great North Woods

Author: Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439639256
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White Mountain National Forest And Great North Woods from the Author: Bruce D. Heald Ph.D.. The White Mountain National Forest and Great North Woods have been described as “nature’s mammoth museum.” This is a land of many lakes and rivers, mountains and waterfalls, and pristine natural splendor, abundant with historic charm. The White Mountain National Forest was established by presidential proclamation in 1918. It owes its existence to the passage of the Weeks Act of 1911, which enabled the federal government to purchase land and establish a national forest in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. It is one of the most visited natural sites in the country, and tourists from all over the world make seasonal visits to this recreational haven. This book takes the reader on a historical journey through the national forest, including the majesty and grandeur of the Presidential Range, Great Gulf Wilderness, Pemigewasset Wilderness, and Sandwich Range Wilderness, as well as Franconia Notch, Pinkham Notch, Crawford Notch, and Great North Woods.

Between Lipany And White Mountain

Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004277587
Size: 45.99 MB
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Between Lipany And White Mountain from the Author: . This book presents twelve essays by Czech historians on the history of the Czech lands from the middle of the fifteenth to the middle of the seventeenth century, previously published in Czech, which appear here for the first time in English.

This Vast Book Of Nature

Author: Pavel Cenkl
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587297140
Size: 75.48 MB
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This Vast Book Of Nature from the Author: Pavel Cenkl. This Vast Book of Nature is a careful, engaging, accessible, and wide-ranging account of the ways in which the White Mountains of northern New Hampshire---and, by implication, other wild places---have been written into being by different visitors, residents, and developers from the post-Revolutionary era to the days of high tourism at the beginning of the twentieth century. Drawing on tourist brochures, travel accounts, pictorial representations, fiction and poetry, local histories, journals, and newspapers, Pavel Cenkl gauges how Americans have arranged space for political and economic purposes and identified it as having value beyond the economic. Starting with an exploration of Jeremy Belknap’s 1784 expedition to Mount Washington, which Cenkl links to the origins of tourism in the White Mountains, to the transformation of touristic and residential relationships to landscape, This Vast Book of Nature explores the ways competing visions of the landscape have transformed the White Mountains culturally and physically, through settlement, development, and---most recently---preservation, a process that continues today.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Food And Drink In America

Author: Andrew Smith
ISBN: 0199734968
Size: 60.63 MB
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The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Food And Drink In America from the Author: Andrew Smith. The second edition of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, originally published in September 2004, covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements that have shaped the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. Entries range across historical periods and the trends that characterize them. The thoroughly updated new edition captures the shifting American perspective on food and is the most authoritative and the most current reference work on American cuisine.