• Music

      Basic Concepts in Music Education, II (No. 2)

      by Richard Colwell

      Topics covered include growth processes, learning theory, functional music, the range of musical experience, technology and evaluation.

    • Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

      Ancient Traditions

      Shamanism in Central Asia and the Americas

      by Gary Seaman (Editor), Jane S. Day (Editor)

      Shamanism is the world's oldest religion. The rituals and beliefs of this ancient tradition were carried from Asia and Siberia into the New World by nomadic hunting bands beginning 12,000 years ago. This unique collection of essays on shamanism

    • Biology, life sciences

      Maximum Power

      The Ideas and Applications of H.T. Odu

      by Charles A. S. Hall (Editor)

      "Maximum Power" is a synthesis of the creative genius of Howard Thomas Odum as seen through his own words and those of his students, many of whom are now applying his ideas to the world in diverse ways. Offering the holistic, system-oriented thinking o

    • Travel & holiday

      The Western San Juan Mountains

      Their Geology, Ecology, and Human History

      by Rob Blair

      This book has four parts. The first part concerns the physical environment and includes a description of landform evolution, geologic history, economic geology, and weather. The second edition describes the various ecosystems encountered, primarily wit

    • History of the Americas

      The Yellowstone Story, Revised Edition, Volume II

      A History of Our First National Park

      by Aubrey L Haines

      First published in 1977, former park historian Aubrey Haines's two-volume set on Yellowstone National Park has long been acknowledged as the authoritative history of the United State's first national park. Now updated with new photographs and revised t

    • Local history

      The City and the Saloon

      Denver, 1858-1916

      by Thomas J Noel

      During Denver's wild ride from frontier mining town to twentieth-century metropolis, the city's saloons, like those of many other western frontier towns, played a vital role in the development of the city. Now with a new preface, Tom Noel's classic stu

    • Wildlife: general interest

      Of Bison and Man

      by Harlod Danz

      In this book, the author gives a clear, informative, and highly entertaining overview of this magnificent animal. Danz explores the bison's prehistory and natural history, it's complex relationship with Native Americans, the bison slaughter and recover

    • Archaeology by period / region

      Aztec Ceremonial Landscape

      by William L. Fash (Foreword), David Carrasco (Author, Editor)

      Contents: Notes on the Oldest Structure of El Tempo Mayor at Tenochtitlan; A Study of Skeletal Materials from Tlatelolco; Discovery of a Painted Mural at Tlatelolco; The Mt. Tlaloc Project; The Sacrifice of Tezcatlipoca -- To Change Place; Mapping the

    • Art treatments & subjects

      Notes for Friends

      by Robert Adams

      World renowned photographer Robert Adams explores the possibility of discovering beauty in the compromised landscape of the new American West. His photographs, rendering the landscape in rich black-and-white images, clearly demonstrate that beauty can

    • Sociology & anthropology

      Sacred Objects and Sacred Places

      Preserving Tribal Traditions

      by Andrew Gulliford

      Sacred Objects, Sacred Places combines native oral histories, photographs, drawings, and case studies to present current issues of cultural preservation vital to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Complete with

    • True crime

      Hell's Belles

      Prostitution, Vice, and Crime in Early Denver, With a Biography of Sam Howe, Frontier Lawman

      by Clark Secrest

      This newly updated and revised edition of HELL'S BELLES takes the reader on a soundly researched, well-documented, and amusing journey back to the early days of Denver. Clark Secrest details the evolution of Denver's prostitution, the gambling, the dru

    • Biography: historical, political & military

      Chickasaw Rancher

      Revised Edition

      by Neil R Johnson , C Neil Kingsley , Arrell M Gibson

      First published in 1960, Neil R. Johnson's THE CHICKASAW RANCHER tells the story of Montford T Johnson and the first white settlement of Oklahoma. Abandoned by his father after his mother's death and then left on his own following his grandmother's pas

    • Biography: general

      Enos Mills

      Citizen of Nature

      by Alexander Drummond

      Enos Mills (1870-1922) was the quintessential voice of the Rocky Mountains in the early decades of the twentieth century, and he achieved fame as a naturalist and nature writer, conservation pioneer, lecturer, and mountain adventurer. " Enos Mi

    • Local history

      Bayou Salado

      The Story of South Park

      by Virginia McConnell Simmons

      First published in 1966, BAYOU SALADO is an engaging look at the history of a high cool valley in the Rocky Mountains. Now known as South Park, Bayou Salado once attracted Ute and Arapaho hunters as well as European and American explorers and trappers.

    • Archaeology by period / region

      Moctezuma's Mexico

      Visions of the Aztec World, Revised Edition

      by David Carrasco

      Updated with a new chapter by Davíd Carrasco describing how the Aztec world has been re-imagined by modern Mexican American communities and Chicano scholars, 'Moctezuma's Mexico' is a lavishly illustrated volume that provides an in-depth histori

    • The natural world, country life & pets

      Mesa Verde National Park

      Shadows of the Centuries

      by Duane A Smith

      Originally published in 1988, MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK: SHADOWS OF THE CENTURIES is an engaging and artfully illustrated history of an enigmatic assemblage of canyons and mesas tucked into the southwestern corner of Colorado. Duane A Smith reco

    • Constitutional & administrative law

      From Imperial Myth to Democracy

      Japan's Two Constitutions, 1889-2002

      by Lawrence W Beer , John M Maki

      While English-language studies of Japanese law have enjoyed remarkable growth in the past half-century, scholars have given only scant attention to the broad sweep of Japan's constitutional history. Deftly combining legal and historical analysis, Lawre

    • General & world history

      In Search of York

      The Slave Who Went to the Pacific With Lewis & Clark: Revised Edition

      by Robert B Betts

      The sole African American member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, William Clark's enigmatic body servant York has inspired numerous myths about his character and exploits. He was supposed to be a man of superb physique and stamina, and some believed

    • Local history

      Boomtown Blues

      Colorado Oil Shale

      by Andrew Gulliford

      First published in 1989, 'Boomtown Blues' examines the remarkable 100-year history of oil shale development and chronicles the social, environmental, and financial havoc created by the industry's continual cycles of boom and bust.

    • Travel & holiday

      Hiking Circuits in Rocky Mountain National Park

      by Jack P. Hailman, Elizabeth D. Hailman

      This is the first guide dedicated entirely to the loop trails of Rocky Mountain National Park, trails that return hikers to their starting point without the necessity of retracing steps or walking on roads. Having explored the park extensively for over

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