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American Philosophical Society
A Life for Water: A Memoir
Luna Bergere Leopold
Luna Leopold (1915-2006) is widely viewed as the foremost student of rivers of the 20th century. This volume presents a selection of informal essays written over the course of his long career. These essays complement his professional articles and books, and they illustrate how he became increasingly concerned with environmental degradation. Leopold argued forcefully that engineering solutions should be ethically framed as well as practical, and with that in mind, in 1969 he drafted the first environmental impact statement. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1991 Illus.
Kronos, Shiva, and Asklepios: Studies in Magical Gems and Religions of the Roman Empire: Transactions, APS (Vol. 101, Part 5)
Armenian Merchants of the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries: English East India Company Sources: Transactions, APS (vol. 88, part 5)
Confucian Feminist: Memoirs of Zeng Baosun (1893-1978) (Transaction 92-1)
Darwin's Disciple: George John Romanes, A Life in Letters
From “Academia” to “Amicitia”: Milton's Latin Writings & the Italian Academies
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