Author: Robert Macfarlane, Genre: Nature, Total Page: 448, Publisher: Penguin UK, ISBN: 9780241967867

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016 Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it. Praise for Robert Macfarlane: 'He has a poet's eye and a prose style that will make many a novelist burn with envy' John Banville, Observer "I'll read anything Macfarlane writes" David Mitchell, Independent 'Every movement needs stars. In [Macfarlane] we surely have one, burning brighter with each book.' Telegraph '[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment' Sunday Times

Author: Robert Macfarlane, Genre: , Total Page: 400, Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, ISBN: 0241253667

Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two - now available in a beautiful new Winter edition for Christmas Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it. Praise for Robert Macfarlane: 'He has a poet's eye and a prose style that will make many a novelist burn with envy' John Banville, Observer "I'll read anything Macfarlane writes" David Mitchell, Independent 'Every movement needs stars. In [Macfarlane] we surely have one, burning brighter with each book.' Telegraph '[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment' Sunday Times

Author: , Genre: , Total Page: 81, Publisher: S&S Learning Materials, ISBN: 9781770727540

Author: , Genre: Government publications, Total Page: 24, Publisher: , ISBN: UCR:31210024861690

Author: Edward Verrall Lucas, Genre: , Total Page: 300, Publisher: , ISBN: UIUC:30112049745844

Author: , Genre: Government publications, Total Page: 136, Publisher: , ISBN: UCR:31210024732289

Author: Kay Weeks, Genre: Architecture, Total Page: 56, Publisher: Government Printing Office, ISBN: 0160811384

Depicts forty-three National Historic Landmarks, from a prehistoric cave painting to the 1969 moon rocket, and explains their significance in representing events, achievements, ideals, and cultures in America.

Author: Michael V. Uschan, Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction, Total Page: 106, Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC, ISBN: 9781420509212

This compelling volume describes physical landmarks in African American history and discusses the history associated with those places. The book is organized around thematic chapters that take readers on a virtual tour of landmarks associated with the theme while also describing the people and events that inspired the landmarks. Thematic chapters include: The Slavery Era, African Americans Resist Slavery, The Civil War, Education for Blacks, The Civil Rights Movement, and African American Achievers.

Author: , Genre: Historic sites, Total Page: , Publisher: , ISBN: CHI:097906140

Author: Luther Holden, Genre: Anatomy, Total Page: 128, Publisher: , ISBN: UOM:39015072268470