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Death of Celilo Falls

by Katrine Barber

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Different Horrors / Same Hell

Gender and the Holocaust

edited by Myrna Goldenberg and Amy Shapiro

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Disappearing Traces

Holocaust Testimonials, Ethics, and Aesthetics

Dorota Glowacka

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Disarmament Sketches

Three Decades of Arms Control and International Law

Thomas Graham, Jr.

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Doing Business in Rural China

Liangshan's New Ethnic Entrepreneurs

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Dr. Sam, Soldier, Educator, Advocate, Friend

An Autobiography

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Drawing Lines in the Forest

Creating Wilderness Areas in the Pacific Northwest

by Kevin R. Marsh

Drawing boundaries around wilderness areas often serves a double purpose: protection of the land within the boundary and release of the land outside the boundary to resource extraction and other development. In Drawing Lines in the Forest, Kevin R. Marsh discusses the roles played by various groups—the Forest Service, the timber industry, recreationists, and environmentalists—in arriving at these boundaries. He shows that pragmatic, rather than ideological, goals were often paramount, with all sides benefiting.

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Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City

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Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country

by Marsha Weisiger

This fresh interpretation of the history of Navajo (Diné) pastoralism recounts how a dramatic reduction of livestock on the Navajo Reservation in the 1930s, an ambitious attempt by the federal government to eliminate overgrazing on an arid landscape, resulted in a disastrous loss of livelihood for Navajos without significant improvement of the grazing lands.

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Driven Wild

How the Fight against Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness Movement

by Paul S. Sutter

In its infancy, the movement to protect wilderness areas in the United States was motivated less by perceived threats from industrial and agricultural activities than by concern over the impacts of automobile owners seeking recreational opportunities in wild areas. Countless commercial and government purveyors vigorously promoted the mystique of travel to breathtakingly scenic places, and roads and highways were built to facilitate such travel. By the early 1930s, New Deal public works programs brought these trends to a startling crescendo. The dilemma faced by stewards of the nation's public lands was how to protect the wild qualities of those places while accommodating, and often encouraging, automobile-based tourism. By 1935, the founders of the Wilderness Society had become convinced of the impossibility of doing both.

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