Nearly five centuries ago, a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history until now n n1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru DIRK PITT dives in
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Hard times aren t just coming, they are here already The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it
Both epic and intimate, this is the story of the fight to save the world s architectural and cultural heritage as it is embodied in the extraordinary buildings and urban spaces of the great cities of Asia, the Americas, and Europe Never before have the complexities and dramas of urban preservation
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Preservation of historical documents and library related materials is a growing problem in all library types and institutions Fortunately, editors Carol Smallwood and Elaine Williams have pulled together the wisdom of practicing professionals to elucidate how to cope with the many problems that ari
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A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in
NOW AVAILABLE FROM ABRAMS Canning for a New Generation Updated and Expanded Edition ISBN 978 1 61769 185 0 When I was growing up, canning was for old folks and cranks and separatists, writes Liana Krissoff in her introduction to Canning for a New Generation But not any With soaring food
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The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence on America s built landscape for the past thirty years Discover the cornerstone primer on the topic Keeping Time This edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on preservation values in oral based cultures, inte
Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought provoking guide for professionals as well as administrators, volunteers, and policy makers
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