River Marked

Author: Patricia Briggs
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101475553
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In the sixth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, coyote shifter Mercy Thompson and Alpha werewolf Adam finally reach the alter. But when they make the Columbia River their honeymoon destination, their newlywed bliss turns into a fight for survival... Being a different breed of shapeshifter—a walker—Mercy can see ghosts, but the spirit of her long-gone father has never visited her. Until now. An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River—and innocent people are dying. As other walkers make their presence known to Mercy, she must reconnect with her heritage to exorcise the world of the legend known as the river devil.

Comprehensive Mapwork For West African Schools

Author: G. K. Erbynn
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435959203
Size: 40.34 MB
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A text on map-work for secondary-school and training-college students in West Africa. The book's main features are illustrated with topographical maps of Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and The Gambia. Map-reading exercises and examination practice are included.

Narrative Of The Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition Of 1857

Author: Henry Youle Hind
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108070884
Size: 42.38 MB
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Published in 1860, this is a two-volume account of expeditions to investigate underexplored areas of Canada and their agricultural and mineral potential. Illustrated with plates based on photographs, this work by geologist Henry Youle Hind (1823-1908) remains a classic of nineteenth-century exploration literature, intended for a broad readership.

Henry The Navigator

Author: Lisa Ariganello
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778724339
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Recounts the life of Prince Henry the Navigator, who encouraged Portuguese exploration in Africa, and places it in the context of the end of medieval views of geography and the beginnings of the Portuguese empire and the slave trade.

Rivers And The Power Of Ancient Rome

Author: Brian Campbell
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 080786904X
Size: 34.55 MB
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Figuring in myth, religion, law, the military, commerce, and transportation, rivers were at the heart of Rome's increasing exploitation of the environment of the Mediterranean world. In Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome, Brian Campbell explores the role and influence of rivers and their surrounding landscape on the society and culture of the Roman Empire. Examining artistic representations of rivers, related architecture, and the work of ancient geographers and topographers, as well as writers who describe rivers, Campbell reveals how Romans defined the geographical areas they conquered and how geography and natural surroundings related to their society and activities. In addition, he illuminates the prominence and value of rivers in the control and expansion of the Roman Empire--through the legal regulation of riverine activities, the exploitation of rivers in military tactics, and the use of rivers as routes of communication and movement. Campbell shows how a technological understanding of--and even mastery over--the forces of the river helped Rome rise to its central place in the ancient world.

Fortunes Of Africa

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471135462
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In this vast and vivid panorama of history, Martin Meredith, bestselling author of The State of Africa, follows the fortunes of Africa over a period of 5,000 years. With compelling narrative, he traces the rise and fall of ancient kingdoms and empires; the spread of Christianity and Islam; the enduring quest for gold and other riches; the exploits of explorers and missionaries; and the impact of European colonisation. He examines, too, the fate of modern African states and concludes with a glimpse into their future. This is history on an epic scale.