Chase s Calendar of Events 2017 Book

Chase s Calendar of Events 2017


  • Author : Editors of Chase's
  • Publisher : Bernan Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-23
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 753
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598888591

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Chase s Calendar of Events 2017 Excerpt :

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! The world’s datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the wider world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957 on a reputation for accuracy and comprehensiveness, this annual publication has become the must-have reference used by experts and professionals for more than fifty years. From celebrity birthdays to historical anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to national awareness days, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the one-stop shop for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. The 2017 Edition of Chase's Calendar of Events brings you information about: The 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses The 150th anniversary of the Dominion of Canada The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution The 100th anniversary of splitting the atom The 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birth anniversary and much more!

Legislative Calendar Book

Legislative Calendar


  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2023-01-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105214540143

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Night Photography Book
Score: 4
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Night Photography


  • Author : Gabriel Biderman
  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-13
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780133510676

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Night Photography Excerpt :

Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation. In this beautifully illustrated guide you will: Focus in the dark and master basic composition rules—and know when to break them Understand metering and switch to manual mode for more control over your exposure Set white balance, understand color temperature, and add flash or slow sync Explore color, light painting, and creative ways to play with light in your images Learn what gear works best for your style of shooting and strategies for operating your equipment in the dark Discover expert techniques for post-processing your nighttime images in Lightroom and Photoshop Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time. And once you have the shot, show it off and join the book’s Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/night_fromsnapshotstogreatshots

Night Photography and Light Painting Book

Night Photography and Light Painting


  • Author : Lance Keimig
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-15
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317964605

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Night Photography and Light Painting Excerpt :

Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history, illustrated with clear, concise examples, and charts and stunning images. From urban night photography to photographing the landscape by starlight or moonlight, from painting your subject with light to creating a subject with light, this book provides a complete guide to digital night photography and light painting.

Chase s Calendar of Events 2018 Book

Chase s Calendar of Events 2018


  • Author : Editors of Chase's
  • Publisher : Bernan Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 753
  • ISBN 10 : 9781598889260

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Chase s Calendar of Events 2018 Excerpt :

Founded in 1957, Chase's observes its 60th anniversary with the 2018 edition! Users will find everything worth knowing and celebrating for each day of the year: 12,500 holidays, historical milestones, famous birthdays, festivals, sporting events and much more. "One of the most impressive reference volumes in the world."--Publishers Weekly.

Commerce Business Daily Book

Commerce Business Daily


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998-05
  • Genre: Government purchasing
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433063171080

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The Complete Guide to America s National Parks Book

The Complete Guide to America s National Parks


  • Author : Fodor's
  • Publisher : Fodor's
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 516
  • ISBN 10 : 0679007695

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The Complete Guide to America s National Parks Excerpt :

Describes parks throughout the United States and in American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, and provides information about National Heritage Areas, the National Trails System, and the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Seeing Like a State Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Seeing Like a State


  • Author : James C. Scott
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300252989

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“One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades.”—John Gray, New York Times Book Review Hailed as “a magisterial critique of top-down social planning” by the New York Times, this essential work analyzes disasters from Russia to Tanzania to uncover why states so often fail—sometimes catastrophically—in grand efforts to engineer their society or their environment, and uncovers the conditions common to all such planning disasters. “Beautifully written, this book calls into sharp relief the nature of the world we now inhabit.”—New Yorker “A tour de force.”— Charles Tilly, Columbia University

Where Should We Camp Next  Book
Score: 1
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Where Should We Camp Next


  • Author : Stephanie Puglisi
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781728221700

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Featuring 300+ of the best camping and glamping spots in the USA! Outdoor adventure, glamping, and camping vacations have never been more popular—and everyone is looking to discover the best destinations with beautiful scenery and desirable amenities. In Where Should We Camp Next?, family camping and RV experts Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi make it easy for you to plan the perfect trip. Whether you're a fan of rustic national parks or luxury glamping resorts, the in-depth profiles of more than 300 amazing outdoor accommodation destinations will help you find the best places to park your RV, pitch your tent, or kick back in your yurt, treehouse, or cabin. Where Should We Camp Next? is the adventurer's ultimate guide to vacations across the USA and highlights regional cuisine, must-see attractions, and unforgettable activities. Whether you're planning a family camping trip or a romantic couple's getaway, this book is your gateway to making memories with the people you love the most.

Mount Rainier s Historic Inns and Lodges Book

Mount Rainier s Historic Inns and Lodges


  • Author : Jeff Anderson
  • Publisher : Images of America
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 1467124877

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Mount Rainier s Historic Inns and Lodges Excerpt :

"Presiding over the Puget Sound region, Mount Rainier has lured adventurers and entrepreneurs to its slopes since the earliest settlers. Visitors rode packhorses or hiked miles to tent "hotels" at Theosophy Ridge, Indian Henry's Hunting Ground, and Ohanapecosh. James Longmire opened Longmire Springs Hotel near bubbling mineral springs. In 1899, Mount Rainier became a national park, and eventually, a motley array of services was consolidated by the Rainier National Park Company, which built National Park Inn and Paradise Inn. Roads, services, and activities expanded, and guests poured in. Winter activities, such as skiing and tobogganing, increased the park's popularity. The 1936 Winter Olympic Ski Trials and training for World War II ski troops were even hosted there. Visitors today might be surprised to know that many inns, rental cabins, bathhouses, and other buildings have come and gone, leaving some areas more pristine now than for much of the park's history"--Page 4 of cover.

Wild and Crazy Book

Wild and Crazy


  • Author : Paul Joynson-Hicks
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501174131

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"The funniest photographs of wildlife from around the world collected here in one ... book [intended] for animal lovers of all stripes"--

From Goodwill to Grunge Book

From Goodwill to Grunge


  • Author : Jennifer Le Zotte
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2017-02-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469631912

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In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and garage sales came to be both profitable and culturally influential. Initially, selling used goods in the United States was seen as a questionable enterprise focused largely on the poor. But as the twentieth century progressed, multimillion-dollar businesses like Goodwill Industries developed, catering not only to the needy but increasingly to well-off customers looking to make a statement. Le Zotte traces the origins and meanings of "secondhand style" and explores how buying pre-owned goods went from a signifier of poverty to a declaration of rebellion. Considering buyers and sellers from across the political and economic spectrum, Le Zotte shows how conservative and progressive social activists--from religious and business leaders to anti-Vietnam protesters and drag queens--shrewdly used the exchange of secondhand goods for economic and political ends. At the same time, artists and performers, from Marcel Duchamp and Fanny Brice to Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain, all helped make secondhand style a visual marker for youth in revolt.

National Park Roads Book

National Park Roads


  • Author : Timothy Davis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-08-19
  • Genre: Automobile travel
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 0813937760

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From Acadia and Great Smoky Mountains to Zion and Mount Rainier, millions of visitors tour America's national parks. While park roads determine what most visitors see and how they see it, however, few pause to consider when, why, or how the roads they travel on were built. In this extensively researched and richly illustrated book, national parks historian Timothy Davis highlights the unique qualities of park roads, details the factors influencing their design and development, and examines their role in shaping the national park experience--from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive to Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road, Yellowstone's Grand Loop, Yosemite's Tioga Road, and scores of other scenic drives. Decisions about park road development epitomize the central challenge of park management: balancing preservation and access in America's most treasured landscapes. Park roads have been celebrated as technical and aesthetic masterpieces, hailed as democratizing influences, and vilified for invading pristine wilderness with the sights, sounds, and smells of civilization. Davis's recounting of efforts to balance the interests of motorists, wilderness advocates, highway engineers, and other stakeholders offers a fresh perspective on national park history while providing insights into evolving ideas about the role of nature, recreation, and technology in American society. Tales of strong personalities, imposing challenges, resounding controversies, and remarkable achievements enliven this rich and compelling narrative. Key players include many of the most important figures of conservation history--John Muir, Frederick Law Olmsted, wilderness advocates Aldo Leopold, Bob Marshall, and Ansel Adams, and NPS directors Stephen Mather and Horace Albright among them. An engrossing history, National Park Roads will be of interest to national park enthusiasts, academics, design professionals, resource managers, and readers concerned with the past, present, and future

The Wonder of It All Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Wonder of It All


  • Author : Yosemite Conservancy
  • Publisher : Yosemite Conservancy
  • Release Date : 2016-02-22
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781930238701

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Since the founding of the National Park Service in 2016, tens of thousands of NPS employees and volunteers have devoted themselves to preserving our public lands, which today number more than 400. Each person’s NPS career is unique, seasoned with daily duties, grand adventures, and everything in between! Yet there is one common element: each person has plenty of material for terrific stories about living and working in America’s most special places. These 100 true stories from current and past NPS employees and volunteers make for an engrossing, funny, and often moving read, with something for everyone. The writers welcome visitors, ride the rails, collar caribou, reenact and make history, and every day face the mystery of wildness—including plenty of bears!—all for America’s public lands. Featuring more than 100 photograph and stories from 80 different parks, monuments, and historic sites, stretching from the coast of Maine to American Samoa, The Wonder of It All is sure to inspire a new generation to cherish the natural and cultural resources that the National Park Service was born to preserve.

Farmers  Almanac 2008 Book
Score: 5
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Farmers Almanac 2008


  • Author : Peter Geiger
  • Publisher : Geiger
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 1928720099

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Farmers Almanac 2008 Excerpt :

Provides weather predictions for the entire United States and includes such features as the best days for fishing, recipes from the Wild West, and tips for tightwads.