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Celilo's Shadow
Author: Valerie Wilcox
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ISBN: 1612968805
Pages: 340
Year: 2017-06
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Guilt is a powerful force. No matter how much time has passed, it's always there, ready to punch you in the chest when you least expect it. All it takes is something ordinary--a brief glance, a certain food, or a melody on the radio--and regret strikes hard and fast. For Odessa Feldman, the trigger is a Pacific Northwest storm. When the muddy bones of a murder victim buried over fifty years ago are discovered in the storm's aftermath, Odessa overcomes her long struggle with guilt to finally reveal the truth. But her overdue confession comes with a difficult price--reliving her role in the tragic summer of 1956 and worse, betraying the best friend she'd ever had. Dessa and Ellie Matthews were both fourteen-years-old when they met that summer. Ellie's father was a foreman at the dam under construction on the Columbia River. At least that's what he said. But, like murder and the motives behind it, some things in life are rarely as they seem.
Shadow Tribe
Author: Andrew H. Fisher
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295801972
Pages: 320
Year: 2011-07-25
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Shadow Tribe offers the first in-depth history of the Pacific Northwest�s Columbia River Indians -- the defiant River People whose ancestors refused to settle on the reservations established for them in central Oregon and Washington. Largely overlooked in traditional accounts of tribal dispossession and confinement, their story illuminates the persistence of off-reservation Native communities and the fluidity of their identities over time. Cast in the imperfect light of federal policy and dimly perceived by non-Indian eyes, the flickering presence of the Columbia River Indians has followed the treaty tribes down the difficult path marked out by the forces of American colonization. Based on more than a decade of archival research and conversations with Native people, Andrew Fisher�s groundbreaking book traces the waxing and waning of Columbia River Indian identity from the mid-nineteenth through the late twentieth centuries. Fisher explains how, despite policies designed to destroy them, the shared experience of being off the reservation and at odds with recognized tribes forged far-flung river communities into a loose confederation called the Columbia River Tribe. Environmental changes and political pressures eroded their autonomy during the second half of the twentieth century, yet many River People continued to honor a common heritage of ancestral connection to the Columbia, resistance to the reservation system, devotion to cultural traditions, and detachment from the institutions of federal control and tribal governance. At times, their independent and uncompromising attitude has challenged the sovereignty of the recognized tribes, earning Columbia River Indians a reputation as radicals and troublemakers even among their own people. Shadow Tribe is part of a new wave of historical scholarship that shows Native American identities to be socially constructed, layered, and contested rather than fixed, singular, and unchanging. From his vantage point on the Columbia, Fisher has written a pioneering study that uses regional history to broaden our understanding of how Indians thwarted efforts to confine and define their existence within narrow reservation boundaries.
Celilo Falls
Author: Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum
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ISBN: 0965758613
Pages: 76
Year: 1997-01-01
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Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Cellulose
Author: Candace H. Haigler
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849383994
Pages: 704
Year: 1990-12-20
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A gathering of articles bringing together knowledge of both the synthesis and degradation of a pervasive biological substance, cellulose. Topics include native cellulose; particle rosettes and terminal globules; microfibril biogenesis; synthesis in Acetobacter xylinum ; biodegradation measurement; e
Cellulose and Other Natural Polymer Systems
Author: R. Malcolm Brown
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468411160
Pages: 519
Year: 2013-11-21
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The concept for a treatise covering selected natural polymer systems was initiated during a national meeting in cell biology in 1978. The challenge to the editor was to organize a book dealing principally but not exclusively with cellulose. A brief background may help to provide the reader with information to understand the reasons for the specific selections within this volume. better During the past decade, we have witnessed significant changes in the sciences as well as the day-to-day life styles of our citizens. It will not be forgotten that during the early seventies, a significant change was to take many Americans by surprise. The oil embargo on The United States caused unexpected shortages of fuels. The long gasoline lines impressed in the minds of Americans that our energy-rich future with non-renewable resources is limited. The modelling of ecosystems, population growth, urban development, etc., have continued to raise our awareness that life on earth, including renewable resources, is indeed fragile. Contrary to popular belief, even wood and wood products are not limitless.
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
Author: Timothy Egan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618969020
Pages: 370
Year: 2012
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A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 first printing.
Moonlight Animals
Author: Elizabeth Golding, Ali Lodge
Publisher: Running Press Kids
ISBN: 0762443162
Pages: 12
Year: 2011
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Readers can use the "magic" light beam to see animals at night; book discusses each animal separately and gives facts about all of them.
In the Shadow of the Sabertooth
Author: Doug Peacock
Publisher: AK Press
ISBN: 1849351406
Pages: 200
Year: 2013-06-16
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Our climate is changing fast. The future is uncertain, probably fiery, and likely terrifying. Yet shifting weather patterns have threatened humans before, right here in North America, when people first colonized this continent. About 15,000 years ago, the weather began to warm, melting the huge glaciers of the Late Pleistocene. In this brand new landscape, humans managed to adapt to unfamiliar habitats and dangerous creatures in the midst of a wildly fluctuating climate. What was it like to live with huge pack-hunting lions, saber-toothed cats, dire wolves, and gigantic short-faced bears, to hunt now extinct horses, camels, and mammoth? Are there lessons for modern people lingering along this ancient trail? The shifting weather patterns of today—what we call "global warming"—will far exceed anything our ancestors previously faced. Doug Peacock's latest narrative explores the full circle of climate change, from the death of the megafauna to the depletion of the ozone, in a deeply personal story that takes readers from Peacock's participation in an archeological dig for early Clovis remains in Livingston, MT, near his home, to the death of the local whitebark pine trees in the same region, as a result of changes in the migration pattern of pine beetles with the warming seasons.
Tappi
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Year: 1964
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The Shadow Out of Time
Author: Howard Phillips Lovecraft
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ISBN: 0967321530
Pages: 136
Year: 2001
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Growth and differentiation in plants
Author: Walter Earl Loomis
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Pages: 458
Year: 1953
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Growth and differentiation-an introduction; Plant morphogenesis; Growth of the root tip; Elongation of the cotton fiber; Anatomical differentiation in shoot and root; Some elementary mathematics of plant growth; Heterosis; Dormancy; Reactions of plants to photoperiod; Vernalization of growing plants; Growth correlation; Bioelectric fields and correlation; Physiology of hormone action; Hormonal control of flower; Structure and synthesis of protoplasm; Cellular differentiation: an experimental approach; Some factors associated with diseased growth; Comparative physiology of heterotrophic growth in plants.
Genius in the Shadows
Author: William Lanouette, Bela Silard
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 1628734779
Pages: 641
Year: 2013-09-01
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Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard, known in scientific circles as “father of the atom bomb.” The man who first developed the idea of harnessing energy from nuclear chain reactions, he is curiously buried with barely a trace in the history of this well-known and controversial topic. Born in Hungary and educated in Berlin, he escaped Hitler’s Germany in 1933 and that first year developed his concept of nuclear chain reactions. In order to prevent Nazi scientists from stealing his ideas, he kept his theories secret, until he and Albert Einstein pressed the US government to research atomic reactions and designed the first nuclear reactor. Though he started his career out lobbying for civilian control of atomic energy, he concluded it with founding, in 1962, the first political action committee for arms control, the Council for a Livable World. Besides his career in atomic energy, he also studied biology and sparked ideas that won others the Nobel Prize. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, where Szilard spent his final days, was developed from his concepts to blend science and social issues.
The Photographic Times
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Year: 1897
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Photographic Times
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Year: 1897
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Micron
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Year: 1972
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