Tree Finder

A Manual for the Identification of Trees by Their Leaves

Author: May Theilgaard Watts

Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers

ISBN: 9780912550015

Category: Nature

Page: 58

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A manual for the identification of trees by thier leaves.
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A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

Author: Diane Schmidt

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087073

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 3465

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.
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Winter Tree Finder

A Manual for Identifying Deciduous Trees in Winter (Eastern US)

Author: May Watts

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 0912550031

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 1386

Enjoy getting to know your trees even in winter, with this key to identifying deciduous trees (trees that lose their leaves in the winter) by looking at twigs, buds, fruits, and other features. Explains structure of twigs and shows habitat and range of native and some widely introduced trees. Illustrated with the author's line drawings.
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Reading Rural Landscapes: A Field Guide to New England's Past

Author: Robert Stanford

Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing

ISBN: 0884483703

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 7314

William Faulkner once said, "The past is never dead. It's not even past." Nowhere can you see the truth behind his comment more plainly than in rural New England, especially Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and western Massachusetts. Everywhere we go in rural New England, the past surrounds us. In the woods and fields and along country roads, the traces are everywhere if we know what to look for and how to interpret what we see. A patch of neglected daylilies marks a long-abandoned homestead. A grown-over cellar hole with nearby stumps and remnants of stone wall and orchard shows us where a farm has been reclaimed by forest. And a piece of a stone dam and wooden sluice mark the site of a long-gone mill. Although slumping back into the landscape, these features speak to us if we can hear them and they can guide us to ancestral homesteads and famous sites. Lavishly illustrated with drawings and color photos. Provides the keys to interpret human artifacts in fields, woods, and roadsides and to reconstruct the past from surviving clues. Perfect to carry in a backpack or glove box. A unique and valuable resource for road trips, genealogical research, naturalists, and historians.
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Great Lakes Nature

An Outdoor Year

Author: Mary Blocksma

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472089291

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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How will we save the planet if we can't even name the trees on our streets?
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Worlds to Explore

Brownie and Junior Leaders' Guide

Author: Girl Scouts of the United States of America

Publisher: Girl Scouts of the USA

ISBN: 9780884413189

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Guide to literature of home and family life

a classified bibliography for home economics with use and content annotations

Author: Annie Isabel Robertson

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Home economics

Page: 284

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Flora Helvetica

Author: Konrad Lauber,Gerhart Wagner,Andreas Gygax

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783258072050

Category: Plants

Page: 1631

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Swiss flora, systematic.
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Die Unsterblichkeit der Henrietta Lacks

Die Geschichte der HeLa-Zellen

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Publisher: Irisiana

ISBN: 3641051754

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

View: 8406

Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.
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