Understanding the Department of the Interior

Author: Don Philpott

Publisher: Bernan Press

ISBN: 1598887823

Category: Law

Page: 250

View: 8219


Understanding the Department of the Interior reviews many of the major issues handed by the Department of the Interior and impacting the U.S. today. The book aims to present the case, scientific and otherwise, for both sides of all the issues addressed. Areas covered include protection of national lands, environmental issues, the role of the Environmental Protection Agency, the threats posed by mining and drilling on sensitive land, and the debate over renewable energy. It also discusses how best to manage and sustain America’s lands, water, wildlife, and energy resources, honor the nation’s responsibilities to tribal nations, and advocate for America’s island communities. Features: A list of all the major environmental events over the last 100 years. A comprehensive glossary of environmental terms and acronyms About the Series: The Cabinet Series looks at the major departments in the Federal Government explaining why they were created and the responsibilities of each agency and how they conducts their daily business at home and abroad. It helps to explain what federal agencies do and how they affect the lives of citizens.

Philanthropy and the National Park Service

Author: J. Vaughn,H. Cortner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137353899

Category: Political Science

Page: 213

View: 735


As the National Park Service prepares for its 2016 centennial, this book provides an in-depth analysis of the role of philanthropy and the national parks - exploring the challenges faced when working with non-profit philanthropic partners.

Tapestry in the Baroque

New Aspects of Production and Patronage

Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 030015514X

Category: Art

Page: 359

View: 5258


This is a follow-up volume to Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor, which was published to accompany the critically acclaimed exhibition that opened at the Metropolitan Museum in October 2007. It features essays written by renowned scholars in the field, presenting the results of detailed research, both exploring the manufacture of tapestries designed by outstanding artists and woven of costly materials, and casting new light on the commissioning and collecting of these precious objects during the 17th century.

The Congressional Globe

Containing the Debates and Proceedings of the Congress : with an Appendix, Embracing the Laws Passed at that Session

Author: United States. Congress,Francis Preston Blair,John Cook Rives,Franklin Rives,George A. Bailey

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 2542


The Imbeciliad

Author: Wilyem Clark

Publisher: Wilyem Clark



Page: 151

View: 9321


Novel: The unlikely story of Harry Duck—slacker, seasoned hypocrite, oafish opportunist... and future President of the United States.

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

Author: Anthony Slide

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135925542

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 700


The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in 1986 and recipient of the American Library Association's Outstanding Reference Book award for that year. More than 200 new entries have been added, and all original entries have been updated; each entry is followed by a short bibliography. As its predecessor, the new dictionary is unique in that it is not a who's who of the industry, but rather a what's what: a dictionary of producing and releasing companies, technical innovations, industry terms, studios, genres, color systems, institutions and organizations, etc. More than 800 entries include everything from "Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences" to "Zoom Lens", from "Astoria Studios" to "Zoetrope". Outstanding Reference Source - American Library Association


Author: Sir Norman Lockyer

Publisher: N.A


Category: Electronic journals

Page: N.A

View: 8782


Civil War America, 1850 To 1875

Author: Richard F. Selcer

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438107978

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: 561

View: 7774


Features essays, statistical data, period photographs, maps, and documents.

Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 952


The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)