Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest

Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest

by Jack Nisbet


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632170804
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 822,049
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jack Nisbet is a historian, teacher, and author who focuses on the intersection of human history and natural history in the Pacific Northwest. He is the author of the highly regarded Sources of the River for which he was awarded the Murray Morgan Prize by the Washington State Historical Society.

Table of Contents

Map of the Northwest vi

I Chasing the Electric Fluid 1

II Meltdown 15

III The Longest Journey 31

IV A Taste for Roots 59

V A Possible Friend 81

VI Riding the High Wire 105

VII Terra-Cotta Man 125

VIII Sisters 147

IX The Whole Bag of Crayons 167

X Restless Earth 189

Coda: Skate Away 211

Acknowledgments 219

Chapter Notes 221

Selected Bibliography 231

Index 239

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