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  • A Gateway to Sindarin

    A Gateway to Sindarin
    av David Salo

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874809121

    From the 1910s to the 1970s, author and linguist J. R. R. Tolkien worked at creating plausibly realistic languages to be used by the creatures and characters in his novels. Like his other languages, Sindarin was a new invention, not based on any exi…

  • Humanist Mystics

    Humanist Mystics
    av Mark Soileau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816331

    When the Ottoman Empire met its demise in the early twentieth century, the new Republic of Turkey closed down the Sufi orders, rationalizing that they were antimodern. Yet the nascent nation, faced with defining its cultural heritage, soon began to…

  • Gay Rights and the Mormon Church

    Gay Rights and the Mormon Church
    av Gregory A. Prince

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816638

    The Mormon Church entered the public square on LGBT issues by joining forces with traditional-marriage proponents in Hawaii in 1993. Since then, the church has been a significant player in the ongoing saga of LGBT rights within the United States and…

  • Wilderness & Political Ecology

    Wilderness & Political Ecology
    av Charles E Kay

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874807196

    Environmental law and philosophy assume the existence of a fundamental state of nature: Before the arrival of Columbus, the Americas were a wilderness untouched by human hand, teeming with wildlife and almost void of native peoples. In Wilderness an…

  • Nevada Mountains

    Nevada Mountains
    av David Alan Charlet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607817277

    Nevada is one of the most mountainous states in the US. Yet mapping out exactly where one range begins and another ends has never been done-until now. In this volume David Charlet provides maps and descriptions for all 319 mountain ranges in the sta…

  • The Balkan Reconquista and Turkey's Forgotten Refugee Crisis

    The Balkan Reconquista and Turkey's Forgotten Refugee Crisis
    av William H. Holt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816959

    During the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, Russian troops, Cossack auxiliaries, and local Bulgarians participated in what today would be called ethnic cleansing. Tensions in the Balkans between Christians and Muslims ended in disaster when hundreds…

  • Formation Processes of the Archaeological Record

    Formation Processes of the Archaeological Record
    av Michael Brian Schiffer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874805130

    This handbook synthesizes the most important principles of cultural and environmental formation processes for both students and practicing archaeologists. Formation Process of the Archaeological Record embodies a vision that the cultural past is kno…

  • Navajo & Photography

    Navajo & Photography
    av James C Faris

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874807615

    HISTORICALLY, PHOTOGRAPHS have said less about the Navajo than about the photographers of Navajos. In Navajo and Photography James Faris calls attention to the inability of these photographs to communicate either the lived experiences of native peop…

  • Roads in the Wilderness

    Roads in the Wilderness
    av Jedediah S. Rogers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607813118

    The canyon country of southern Utah and northern Arizona-a celebrated desert of rock and sand punctuated by gorges and mesas-is a region hotly contested among vying and disparate interests, from industrial developers to wilderness preservation advoc…

  • Roads in the Wilderness

    Roads in the Wilderness
    av Jedediah S. Rogers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607813132

    The canyon country of southern Utah and northern Arizona-a celebrated desert of rock and sand punctuated by gorges and mesas-is a region hotly contested among vying and disparate interests, from industrial developers to wilderness preservation advoc…

  • Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey

    Glen Canyon Archaeological Survey
    av Don D. Fowler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607810704

    Contains the archaeological survey of the Kaiparowits Plateau by James Gunnerson, the Glen Canyon main stem survey by Don Fowler, and the San Juan triangle survey by Ted Weller reports.

  • Archaeology and Identity on the Pacific Coast and Southern Highlands of Mesoamerica

    Archaeology and Identity on the Pacific Coast and Southern Highlands of Mesoamerica

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607815044

    The Pacific coast and southern highlands of Chiapas and Guatemala is a region significant to debates about the origins of social complexity, interaction, and colonialism. The area, however, has received uneven attention and much of what we know is l…

  • The Paleoarchaic Occupation of the Old Riverbed Delta

    The Paleoarchaic Occupation of the Old Riverbed Delta
    av David B. Madsen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607813934

    About 12,000 years ago, a major river ran from the Sevier Basin to the Great Salt Lake, feeding a wetland delta system and creating riparian habitat along its length. But after three thousand years the river dried up and the surrounding lands became…

  • Dinosaurs of Utah

    Dinosaurs of Utah
    av Frank DeCourten

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607812647

    Since the late 1800s, when professional fossil hunters vied with each other to bring the largest and most complete specimens to the museum market, Utah has been one of the most fertile grounds for dinosaur discovery. Because rock from the Mesozoic e…

  • The Last House at Bridge River

    The Last House at Bridge River

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607815433

    The Last House at Bridge River offers a comprehensive archaeological study of a single-house floor and roof deposit dated to approximately 1835-1858 C.E.Although the Fur Trade period of the nineteenth century was a time of significant change for abo…

  • Misplacing Ogden, Utah

    Misplacing Ogden, Utah
    av Pepper Glass

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607817598

    How do we draw the lines between "good" and "bad" neighborhoods? How do we know 'ghettos'? This book questions the widely held assumption that divisions between urban areas are reflections of varying amounts of crime, deprivation, and other social,…

  • Lost Canyons of the Green River

    Lost Canyons of the Green River
    av Roy D. Webb

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811794

    After more than 50 years of plans to dam the Green River, it finally happened in 1963 as part of the Colorado River Storage Project. Today many people enjoy boating and fishing on the resultant Flaming Gorge reservoir, but few know about what lies u…

  • Florentine Codex: Introductory Volume

    Florentine Codex: Introductory Volume
    av Arthur J. O. Anderson

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874801651

    Two of the world s leading scholars of the Aztec language and culture have translated Sahagun s monumental and encyclopedic study of native life in Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. This immense undertaking is the first complete translatio…

  • Florentine Codex: Volume 10

    Florentine Codex: Volume 10
    av Arthur J. O. Anderson

    Inbunden - 1961 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874800074

    Two of the world's leading scholars of the Aztec language and culture have translated Sahagun's monumental and encyclopedic study of native life in Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. This immense undertaking is the first complete translatio…

  • Blueprints

    Blueprints

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811473

    How does one bring poetry to a community? And who is going to make it happen? In response to these questions posed by the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute, Katharine Coles and a cadre of poets and artists provide this essential guide and inspiration.…

  • The Florentine Codex, Book Twelve: The Conquest of Mexico

    The Florentine Codex, Book Twelve: The Conquest of Mexico
    av Arthur J.O. Anderson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811671

    Two of the world's leading scholars of the Aztec language and culture have translated Sahagun's monumental and encyclopedic study of native life in Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. This immense undertaking is the first complete translatio…

  • Frontier Religion

    Frontier Religion
    av Konden Smith Hansen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816881

    At the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Mormons were deliberately excluded from one of the main attractions, the Parliament of Religions. Organizers believed that Mormonism, with its connections to polygamy, did not merit a place alongside othe…

  • Shoshoni Frontier & Bear River Massacre

    Shoshoni Frontier & Bear River Massacre
    av Brigham Madsen

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874804942

    In January 1863 over two hundred Shoshoni men, women, and children died on the banks of the Bear River at the hands of volunteer soldiers from California. Bear River was one of the largest Indian massacres in the Trans-Mississippi West, yet the mass…

  • Shoshone Tales

    Shoshone Tales
    av Anne Smith

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874805703

    The Western Shoshone people live throughout eastern Nevada and western Utah (Goshute). When Anne Smith visited the region in 1939 there was only one formally designated reservation. Smith and her companion Alden Hayes traveled countless mile of remo…

  • Chasing Good Sense

    Chasing Good Sense
    av Homer McCarty

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816553

    In this creative memoir, Homer McCarty adopts the voice of seven-year-old Buck to recollect his own life growing up in rugged southern Utah Territory in the late 1800s. Although Buck's reflections are necessarily imprecise-gathered from fragments of…

  • When the White House Calls

    When the White House Calls
    av John Price

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811435

    When the White House Calls tells the life story of John Price, one of Utah's most prominent citizens, beginning with his birth in Germany through his years as a successful builder and real estate developer - with business interests in broadcasting,…

  • The Archaeology of the Eastern Nevada Paleoarchaic, Part 1

    The Archaeology of the Eastern Nevada Paleoarchaic, Part 1
    av Charlotte Beck

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874809398

    The Sunshine Locality in the geographic center of the Great Basin has been the focus of scientific research since the mid-1960s. Authors Charlotte Beck and George T. Jones began studies there in 1992 and carried out excavations between 1993 and 1997…

  • The Emerging Alliance of Religion and Ecology

    The Emerging Alliance of Religion and Ecology
    av Mary Evelyn Tucker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607813576

    The environmental crisis is most frequently viewed through the lens of science, policy, law, and economics. In recent years the moral and spiritual dimensions of this crisis are becoming more visible. Indeed, world religions are bringing their texts…

  • Elite Craft Producers, Artists, and Warriors at Aguateca

    Elite Craft Producers, Artists, and Warriors at Aguateca
    av Kazuo Aoyama

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874809596

    Volume two of Monographs of the Aguateca Archaeological Project First Phase, Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan, general editors. This archaeological report centers on findings at Aguateca, a unique site in the Petexbatun region of the southern May…

  • Life's Journey - Zuya

    Life's Journey - Zuya
    av Albert White Hat

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811848

    "Our people are very lucky to be here," says Albert White Hat Sr. He has lived through a time when Indians were under government control, were sent to boarding schools, and were not permitted to practice their own rituals. Now, although the Lakota p…

  • Conscience and Community

    Conscience and Community
    av Robert Alan Goldberg

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816041

    Lowell Bennion, Sterling McMurrin, and Obert Tanner were colleagues whose lives often intertwined. All professors at the University of Utah, these three scholars addressed issues and events of their time; each influenced the thought and culture of M…

  • We Aspired

    We Aspired
    av Pete Sinclair

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607815655

    Imbued with a sense of place, Pete Sinclair climbed mountains and rescued others trying the same. He thrived on the risky business of ascending sheer rock, of moving from one adrenaline-boosting moment to another. In this book he recounts his mounta…

  • Utah and the Great War

    Utah and the Great War

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607815105

    In time for the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I, this collection of essays explores the war experience in Utah from the multiple perspectives of soldiers, nurses, and ambulance drivers who experienced the horror of the confli…

  • Clear Creek Canyon Proj:Results / Synth OP #7

    Clear Creek Canyon Proj:Results / Synth OP #7
    av Joel Janetski

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874808049

  • We Refused to Die

    We Refused to Die
    av Gene S Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607811251

    Gene Jacobsen was a nineteen-year-old Idaho ranch kid when he decided to join the Army Air Corps in September 1940. By December 1941 he was supply sergeant for the Twentieth Pursuit Squadron at Clark Field in the Philippines. Five months later he wa…

  • The Disappearances

    The Disappearances
    av Scott Thybony

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607814832

    In 1935, three people went missing on separate occasions in the rugged canyon country of southeastern Utah. A thirteen-year old girl, Lucy Garrett, was tricked into heading west with the man who had murdered her father under the pretense of reunitin…

  • The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857

    The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857
    av Carol Nielson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874807929

    Quilts are a lot like people. They are not overnight undertakings. They seldom turn out the way they were intended. Colors change when you run short of fabric. Edges misalign where you least expect it.When Carol Nielson and her husband inherited an…

  • Mountaineering Essays

    Mountaineering Essays
    av John Muir

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874805444

    One of the world's foremost writers of the mountaineering essay--his writings are finely wrought expressions of the transcendental joy he found in the mountains--John Muir also founded the Sierra Club in 1892 as a way of supporting his belief that A…

  • Turkey's July 15th Coup

    Turkey's July 15th Coup

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816065

    On July 15, 2016, a faction of the Turkish military attempted to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish government blamed the unsuccessful coup attempt on Gulenists, adherents of an Islamist movement led by Fethullah…

  • A Frontier Life

    A Frontier Life
    av Todd M. Compton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607812340

    Jacob Hamblin has long been one of the most enigmatic figures in Mormon history. In this defining biography, Todd Compton reconstructs the fascinating life of the frontiersman, coloniser, missionary to the Indians, and explorer of the American West.…

  • Paleoindian or Paleoarchaic?

    Paleoindian or Paleoarchaic?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607810278

    Were the earliest inhabitants of the Great Basin 'Paleoindians' in the traditional sense? Were they highly mobile foragers? Did they hunt large, now extinct animals like mammoth, horse, and camel? Great Basin archaeologists have argued that the earl…

  • Cultural Resource Management in the Great Basin 1986-2016

    Cultural Resource Management in the Great Basin 1986-2016
    av Alice M. Baldrica

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816805

    Cultural Resource Management (CRM) refers to the discovery, evaluation, and preservation of culturally significant sites, focusing on but not limited to archaeological and historical sites of significance. CRM stems from the National Historic Preser…

  • Tracks in Deep Time

    Tracks in Deep Time
    av Jerald D. Harris

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607814375

    In February 2000, while excavating his property in St. George, Utah, Sheldon Johnson turned over a piece of ground and discovered a fully preserved dinosaur footprint. That track was the first of many fossils to be uncovered. Five years later, the S…

  • Paleoindian Lifeways of the Cody Complex

    Paleoindian Lifeways of the Cody Complex
    av Edward J. Knell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607812296

    Paleoindian Lifeways of the Cody Complex represents the first synthesis in the more than fifty year history of one of the most important Paleoindian cultural traditions in North America. Research on the Cody complex (~10,000-8,000 radiocarbon yrs B.…

  • Man Corn

    Man Corn
    av Christy G. Turner II

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874809688

    This study of prehistoric violence, homicide, and cannibalism explodes the myth that the Anasazi and other Southwest Indians were simple, peaceful farmers. Until quite recently, Southwest prehistory studies have largely missed or ignored evidence of…

  • Style Function Transmission

    Style Function Transmission

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874807486

    Darwin's theory of evolutionary descent with modification rests in part on the notion that there is heritable continuity affected by transmission between ancestor and descendant. It is precisely this continuity that allows one to trace hylogenetic h…

  • Explorations in Behavioral Archaeology

    Explorations in Behavioral Archaeology

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607814146

    Behavioral archaeology, defined as the study of people-object interactions in all times and places, emerged in the 1970s, in large part because of the innovative work of Michael Schiffer and colleagues. This volume provides an overview of how behavi…

  • Latter-Day Lore

    Latter-Day Lore

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607812845

    Latter-Day Lore gathers nearly thirty seminal works in Mormon folklore scholarship from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century to the present in order to highlight the depth, breadth, and richness of that scholarship. This examination of LDS…

  • The Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1933-1942

    The Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1933-1942
    av Kenneth W. Baldridge

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607816515

    In 1932, unemployment in Utah was about 34 percent. Nearly every state west of the Mississippi River was struggling not only with unemployment but also with drought, erosion, and overgrazing. To solve these serious difficulties, President Franklin D…

  • Pottery of the Great Basin and Adjacent Areas

    Pottery of the Great Basin and Adjacent Areas
    av Suzanne Griset

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874802641

    This volume is compilation of individual papers from the Great Basin/California Pottery Workshop of April 1983. The papers include data reports, literature reviews, statements of theoretical positions, and analytical methodology. All address ceramic…

  • Geology Of Parks, Monuments, and Wildlands of Southern Utah

    Geology Of Parks, Monuments, and Wildlands of Southern Utah
    av Robert Fillmore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874806526

    This detailed interpretive guide explains the forces that created Utah's unforgettable scenery, while providing road logs of highways and major backroads through the Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau.Where in Utah can you find a fossilized ant…