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  1. The News at the Ends of the Earth
    Hester Blum examines the rich, offbeat collection of printed ephemera created by nineteenth- and early twentieth-century polar explorers, showing how ship newspapers and other writing shows how explores wrestled with questions... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2019
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Coral Empire
    Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the sea as an unexplored territory to be exploited in ways that tied the tropics and reefs to colonialism,... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2019
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. A Field Guide to the Natural World of the Twin Cities

    A Field Guide to the Natural World of the Twin Cities

    Written by John J. Moriarty, Photographs by Siah L. St. Clair

    University Of Minnesota Press

    An illustrated guide to the natural habitats and rich diversity of wildlife in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area Though the Twin Cities and environs have proven a fine habitat for one particular species, the three... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2018
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Global Mountain Regions
    No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. ... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £36.00
  5. Noah's Ravens
    How can the tracks of dinosaurs best be interpreted and used to reconstruct them? In many Mesozoic sedimentary rock formations, fossilized footprints of bipedal, three-toed (tridactyl) dinosaurs are preserved in huge numbers,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
  6. Searching for Minnesota's Native Wildflowers
    A beautifully illustrated, family-friendly guide to Minnesota\u2019s native wildflowers and how to find them Once prairie grasses and flowers bloomed for hundreds of miles in the western part of what we now call Minnesota. Once... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
    Hardback | £18.99
  7. Gunflint Burning
    The story of the Ham Lake fire, at the time the most destructive wildfire in modern Minnesota history—the blaze, the firefighters\u2019 battle, the human toll On May 5, 2007, two days into his twenty-seventh trip to the... Learn More
    Published: 8th May 2018
    Hardback | £19.99
  8. The Spokane River

    The Spokane River

    Edited by Paul Lindholdt

    University of Washington Press

    From Lake Coeur d’Alene to its confluence with the Columbia, the Spokane River travels 111 miles of varied and often spectacular terrain—rural, urban, in places wild. The river has been a trading and gathering place for Indigenous... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  9. Fossil Frogs and Toads of North America
    Despite being among the most versatile and interesting amphibians in North America, frogs and toads (otherwise known as anurans) have not traditionally received enough attention from science. But now, with the population of modern... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2018
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Bringing Whales Ashore
    Today, Japan defends its controversial whaling expeditions by invoking tradition—but what was the historical reality? In examining the techniques and impacts of whaling during the Tokugawa period (1603–1868), Jakobina Arch... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2018
    Hardback | £32.00
  11. Weather in Texas
    Only in Texas could a snowstorm pelt the Panhandle at the very moment abrasive dust is scouring the Permian Basin while searing heat is wilting the Winter Garden region in the south. The state's large size and central location... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2017
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. Life Through the Ages, A Commemorative Edition
    First published in 1946, Charles R. Knight’s Life Through the Ages was for many a beloved first look at the strange animals of the prehistoric past. For much of the 20th century, Knight’s reconstructions were the key resource... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2017
    Paperback | £13.99
  13. Seismic City
    On April 18, 1906, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the San Francisco region, igniting fires that burned half the city. The disaster in all its elements — earthquake, fires, and recovery — profoundly disrupted the urban order... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2017
    Hardback | £26.99
  14. Oceans of Kansas, Second Edition
    Revised, updated, and expanded with the latest interpretations and fossil discoveries, the second edition of Oceans of Kansas adds new twists to the fascinating story of the vast inland sea that engulfed central North America... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2017
    Hardback | £40.00
  15. Razor Clams
    In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2017
    Hardback | £20.99
  16. Patrons of Paleontology
    In the 19th and early 20th centuries, North American and European governments generously funded the discoveries of such famous paleontologists and geologists as Henry de la Beche, William Buckland, Richard Owen, Thomas Hawkins,... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2017
    Hardback | £32.00
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