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The Disappearing Islands of the Chesapeake
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Publisher : JHU Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780801874352
Pages : 182 pages
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An appendix documents the many small islands that have dropped entirely from view since the seventeenth century.

The Disappearing Islands of the Chesapeake

An appendix documents the many small islands that have dropped entirely from view since the seventeenth century.

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BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS

Download or read online BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS written by WILLIAM W. WARNER, published by Unknown which was released on 2021. Get BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Journey on the James

From its beginnings as a trickle of icy water in Virginia's northwest corner to its miles-wide mouth at Hampton Roads, the James River has witnessed more recorded history than any other feature of the American landscape -- as home to the continent's first successful English settlement, highway for Native Americans

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Chesapeake Bay Retrievers  Decoys   Long Guns

Carroll's Island is one of many places along the Chesapeake Bay where vibrant stories of dogs, decoys, guns and waterfowl resonate up from the shoreline. The stories from Carroll's Island Ducking Club, which was founded in the mid-nineteenth century, offer special insights about the Chesapeake Bay's waterfowling heritage. In this

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Climate Change in Popular Culture  A Warming World in the American Imagination

Climate Change in Popular Culture: A Warming World in the American Imagination is the first study that includes analyses of both fiction and popular nonfiction works devoted to climate change. In addition, the book examines a number of classic works from the perspective of the growing field of climate change

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Skipjack

In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster fleet. Through these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skip - jack, a wooden oystering sailboat as

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Across the Airless Wilds

"THRILLING. ... Up-end[s] the Apollo narrative entirely." —The Times (London) A "brilliantly observed" (Newsweek) and "endlessly fascinating" (WSJ) rediscovery of the final Apollo moon landings, revealing why these extraordinary yet overshadowed missions—distinguished by the use of the revolutionary lunar roving vehicle—deserve to be celebrated as the pinnacle of

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The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay

In the decades after the Civil War, Chesapeake Bay became the scene of a life and death struggle to harvest the oyster.

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Second Chance on the Chesapeake

Revisit the Chesapeake Bay…where love always finds a new beginning. When wealthy, recently divorced Gemma McWharter returns to the coastal town where she spent childhood summers, she plans to help her cousin redecorate her teenage daughter’s room and forget about men. It’ll be girl power all the

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The Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay

Photographs depict the daily life of Chesapeake Bay fisherman and are accompanied by the comments and observations of the watermen

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Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay  From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars

The story of Chesapeake pirates and patriots begins with a land dispute and ends with the untimely death of an oyster dredger at the hands of the Maryland Oyster Navy. From the golden age of piracy to Confederate privateers and oyster pirates, the maritime communities of the Chesapeake Bay are

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Chesapeake Oysters

This cultural and ecological history explores the rise of Chesapeake’s mighty mollusk from Colonial-era harvesting to contemporary cultivation. Oysters are an essential part of Chesapeake Bay culture and cuisine, as well as the ecological and historical lifeblood of the region. When colonists first sailed these abundant shores, they described

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Chesapeake Requiem

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction. A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post, NPR, Outside, Smithsonian, Bloomberg, Science Friday, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Review of Books, and Kirkus "

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To Build a Better World

A deeply researched international history and "exemplary study" (New York Times Book Review) of how a divided world ended and our present world was fashioned, as the world drifts toward another great time of choosing. Two of America's leading scholar-diplomats, Philip Zelikow and Condoleezza Rice, have combed sources in several

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Here Lies Jim Crow

A lively account includes the grand themes and the state's major players in the civil rights movement and tells the story of the struggle for racial equality through the lives and contributions of such notables as Harriett Tubman, Thurgood Marshall, and Frederick Douglass, as well as some of Maryland's important

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