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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.
Darwin's Disciple: George John Romanes, A Life in Letters
Life of C. S. Rafinesque, A Man of Uncommon Zeal
Kos Between Hellenism and Rome: Studies on the Political, Institutional and Social History of Kos from ca. the Middle 2nd Century B.C. until Late Antiquity: Transactions, APS (vol. 90, part 4)
Raising Kane: Elisha kent Kane and the Culture of Fame in Antebellum America (Transaction Vol. 98, Pt 3)
Treason on Trial in Revolutionary Pennsylvania: APS Transactions Vol. 101 #2
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