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The History Of The Death Penalty In Colorado

Author: Michael Radelet
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 160732511X
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"Radelet chronicles the details of each capital punishment trial and execution that took place in Colorado since 1859. Radelet accounts the debates and struggles over the use of the death penalty, placing the hundreds of cases into the context of a gradual worldwide trend away from this punishment"--Provided by publisher.

The Last Stand Of The Pack

Author: Arthur Carhart
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607326930
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This critical edition explores the past and future of wolves in Colorado. Originally published in 1929, The Last Stand of the Pack is a historical account of the extermination of what were then believed to be the last wolves in Colorado. Arthur H. Carhart and Stanley P. Young describe the wolves’ extermination and extoll the bravery of the federal trappers hunting them down while simultaneously characterizing the wolves as cunning individuals and noble adversaries to the growth of the livestock industry and the settlement of the West. This is nature writing at its best, even if the worldview expressed is at times jarring to the twenty-first-century reader. Now, almost 100 years later, much has been learned about ecology and the role of top-tier predators within ecosystems. In this new edition, Carhart and Young’s original text is accompanied by an extensive introduction with biographical details on Arthur Carhart and an overview of the history of wolf eradication in the west; chapters by prominent wildlife biologists, environmentalists, wolf reintroduction activists, and ranchers Tom Compton, Bonnie Brown, Mike Phillips, Norman A. Bishop, and Cheney Gardner; and an epilogue considering current issues surrounding the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. Presenting a balanced perspective, these additional chapters address views both in support of and opposed to wolf reintroduction. Coloradans are deeply interested in wilderness and the debate surrounding wolf reintroduction, but for wolves to have a future in Colorado we must first understand the past. The Last Stand of the Pack: Critical Edition presents both important historical scholarship and contemporary ecological ideas, offering a complete picture of the impact of wolves in Colorado.

Writer S Market Online

Author: Kirsten Holm
ISBN: 9781582970493
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Describes thousands of markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests; with information on submission requirements, pay scale, and freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.

Great Lodges Of The National Parks Volume Two

Author: Christine Barnes
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
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GREAT LODGES OF THE NATIONAL PARKS, Volume Two, author Christine Barnes continues the award-winning series of books that showcases the most spectacular and historically significant lodges of our glorious natinonal park and forest systems. From the grand resorts such as the Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park and the Furnace Creek Inn in Death Valley National Park to the classic lake lodges such as Lake Crescent and Lake Quinault Lodges in Washington state's Olympic Peninsula to the new visions such as Volcano House in Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & Preserve, and the Glacier Bay Lodge in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, this stunningly illustrated and meticulously researched book offers new insights into these hoistoric landmarks and the scenic American landscapes where they are located. Included for each lodge or resort are architectural and scenic photographs, historical illustrations, and elevation drawrings as well as a lively, informative, text examing the work of such well-known architects as Gilbert Stanley Underwood, Robert Reamer, Albert Martin, and John Morse. Also included are sidebars with thoughts and recollections for those who know these buildings best. This is the companion book to the PBS series,Great Lodges of the National Parks.

Nature And The American

Author: Hans Huth
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803272477
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Hans Huth was for many years Curator of Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and a consultant for the U.S. National Park Service. For this new Bison Book edition, Douglas H. Strong has written an introduction discussing recent developments in the environmental movement and the contribution of Nature and the American to the burgeoning crusade for nature.