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How The Alaska Pipeline Transformed America's Last Frontier

New York: Random House, , 1st ed. Doherty, Craig A. The Alaska Pipeline.


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Woodbridge, Conn. Two bulldozers close the last section of road and, as a crowd looks on, a woman cuts the ribbon. Senator Ted Stevens discusses opposition to building the pipeline.


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    Alexandria, Va. DVD video explores the impact of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline on culture and society in Alaska, as well as on the environment and Alaskan wilderness. Features commentary by the men and women who worked on the line, as well as long-time Alaska residents, members of the Native Alaskan community, environmentalists, government geologists, and local and national politicians.

    Examines the conflict between the desire to bring Alaskan oil to market and increase the energy supply versus the desire to protect the land and wildlife.

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    Discusses the engineering feat of building an mile pipeline that traverses three mountain ranges and 34 rivers, and that has to withstand earthquakes and subzero temperatures. The Alaskan Oil Pipeline. Boom Times: An Alaskan Portrait. Tom Sadowski.


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    Anchorage, Alaska: Counter Cine and T. Sadowski, Salmon by Peter A Coates Book 6 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide "In Salmon, Peter Coates examines the fish from the differing perspectives of those who have eaten it, pursued it, pondered its meaning and absorbed it into culture and art. Ranging from Nova Scotia to Norway and from Korea to California, he tells the evolutionary, ecological and cultural stories of the salmon that has been variously revered, depended upon and abused by humans.

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    Local places, global processes : histories of environmental change in Britain and beyond by Peter A Coates 8 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide List of Figures -- Abbreviations -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Timeline of Events -- 1. Three Places -- Environment and Landscape -- 3.

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    The Environment -- 4. Birds and Squirrels as History -- 7. The 'Nature' of 'Artificial' Forests -- Places -- 8. Militarized landscapes : from Gettysburg to Salisbury Plain by Chris Pearson 4 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide "War and the preparation for war generally take place outdoors, in fields, forests, grasslands, deserts, and other environments.

    Militarization, then, is a process that requires the active deployment and exploitation of various landscape features, including topography, vegetation, and climate Militarization is a process that occurs through, and leaves its mark on, societies, economies, cultures, and political structures. It also operates through landscape, which it changes or maintains, in both a physical and cultural sense Taken as a whole, the chapters in this volume capture a sense of the constantly changing meanings and materialities of militarized landscapes and the ways in which sites as diverse as Gettysburg, Salisbury Plain and the Korean DMZ have been created, transformed, narrated and represented.

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    In nature's defence : conservation and Americans by Peter A Coates Book 2 editions published in in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline controversy in historical perspective : attitudes towards the transformation of 'The Last American Frontier' by Peter A Coates 4 editions published between and in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Control of release of phosphorus from sediments of the Peel-Harvey estuarine system by Peter A Coates Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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    Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The proposal for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline spawned one of the most passionately fought conservation battles in American history. This work chronicles the evolution of conservationist concern regarding Alaska since the late nineteenth century as well as Alaska's central position in American frontier history.

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