"Plume is an excellent example of how documentary poetry can blend the personal impulse toward nostalgia with the journalistic imperative for objectivity, and the result is a stunning multifaceted take on this public tragedy." -
"This imaginative and well-researched . . . approach should prompt scholars to continue to reexamine US history through an environmental prism. Recommended." -
"His engaging analysis suggests a complex tale of political ideology, science, and pragmatism that shaped the expansion of wilderness areas throughout the US. Turner's book is a compelling and detailed read, worthy of attention by scholars and students alike. Highly recommended." -
"There is a depth and richness . . . that is still missing from Haiti's coverage and representation in the mainstream press. Support these endeavors." -
"Chris Strachwitz . . . became an ardent collector of 'roots' recordings . . . and personally assembled this focused archive of some 147,000 items. Highly recommended." -
"I learned that it is not a linear development how people use the environment or how the environment affects people; rather it is a dynamic equilibrium between humans and environment, and it is that interaction which shapes nation-building." -"Quagmire is also an example of the challenges faced when trying to translate ambitions in historical narrative. How to tell a story of such complexity and nuance? . . . I expect [the answer] will come pretty close to the way Biggs has written his story." -
"The illustrations are almost magical, transporting the reader to a specific time and place. . . . Together with the text, the imagination is balanced with enough historical information to make the reading and viewing of this book a delight on many levels." -
"A systematic approach that can make a difference . . . in areas like building construction, land use, transportation, electricity generation and how consumers can choose value while at the same time playing a role in a carbon efficient economy." -
"The free and ceaseless inventions on display in
'Maestro' are a pure delight."
"The new Klallam Dictionary - celebrated at the gathering of Klallam people from Elwha, Jamestown, and Port Gamble - holds the future of the language. And it holds a lot of history." -
"An important book about a shameful era in the history
of the Columbia gorge.
. . . Tamura uses interviews and newly uncovered documents to tell a shocking story." -
"This volume provides a rich, detailed framework for examining and discussing fair trade and the sustainability it encourages across the developed and developing worlds. Highly recommended." -
"A story of inspiration, courage, and leadership - a worthy read for anyone interested in the history of women in medicine." -
"A fabulous contemporary art collection book, filled with
rich contributions of art creations and their descriptions by a talented
trove of First Nation artists."
"Laurie Arnold, a member of the Lakes Band of Colville Confederated Tribes, writes thoroughly and sensitively about both sides." -
"This book immediately establishes itself as one of the foundational works in the curriculum of Qing history, and should be read by all students of that subject at the earliest opportunity." -
"An insightful chapter to the ongoing wilderness debates about the central role of humans in the wilderness." -
"A biography of a man who speaks his mind and stands up for what he believes." -
"At once a fascinating story of an unconventional artist and his times, and a landmark contribution to Tibetan studies." -