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Ancient Peoples and Landscapes

Ralph S. Solecki

Ancient Peoples and Landscapes

by Ralph S. Solecki

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Published by Museum of Texas Tech University .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEileen Johnson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11705990M
ISBN 100964018810
ISBN 109780964018815

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In Ancient Places, author Jack Nisbet masterfully illuminates the lively chemistry that exists between people, their history, and the landscape of the Pacific Northwest.

Through his copious research of the region’s geology, natural ecosystems, cultural events, and people, Nisbit weaves compelling tales that give insight to this remarkable land.4/4(18). Ancient peoples and landscapes (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Ancient peoples and landscapes. [Eileen McAllister Johnson; Texas Tech University. Nisbet's book of "ancient places" falls into the latter category, and is a miscellaneous collection of eleven pieces that celebrate interesting, if little known, events that occurred in the northwest corner of the United States.

They begin with early 19th century explorer David Thompson's sighting of mysterious lights in the night sky/5. Throughout the essays in  Ancient Places, Nisbet correlates modern science with the journals of early fur traders, terra-cotta brick makers, collectors, and native peoples.

The reader gains knowledge of museums, plants, ants, huckleberries and lucky kicks that unravel mysteries and secrets held in the landscape.

Book Overview These are the genesis stories of a region. In Ancient Places, Jack Nisbet uncovers touchstones across the Pacific Northwest that reveal the symbiotic relationship of people and place in this corner of the world.

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Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet engages some of the iconic images in Northwest history: from fossil riches to ice age floods and from the Willamette Meteorite to the Earthquake.

Get this from a library. Ancient places: people and landscape in the emerging Northwest. [Jack Nisbet; Hannah Small] -- "The story of the land in the Northwest flows from the cataclysmic ice-age floods.

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