1 edition of Mountain migrants found in the catalog.
|Statement||Prabal Sarkar ... [et al.].|
|Series||Conservation action series|
|Contributions||Wildlife Trust of India|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. :|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||2010327739|
Enrique's Journey is a heartbreaking story about the realities of immigrants. It helps the reader learn about the how and why immigrants come to a country illegally. I was left wondering more about the immigration process and how immigrants could go through the process legally/5(K). But Mountain People in a Flat Land is the first popular history of Appalachian migration to one community — Ashtabula County, an industrial center in the fabled “best location in the nation.” These migrants share their stories of life in Appalachia before coming north.
The Mormon pioneers were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), also known as Latter-day Saints, who migrated in the mids across the United States from the Midwest to the Salt Lake Valley in what is today the U.S. state of the time of the planning of the exodus in , the territory was owned by the Republic of Mexico, which soon after went to. An independent archaeologist discovered what he believes are the two grave sites holding the remains of up to Arkansas migrants murdered at Mountain Meadows in This photo depicts the grave holding the men and boys, which is located about 2, feet west of the LDS Church's monument that purports to commemorate the grave.
“Ghosts of Gold Mountain is a treasure trove of stories, and of exciting scholarship that answers questions many of us have asked for decades. In this profound and inspiring book, Chang reveals at last how the West was truly won: by Railroad Chinese who literally united these American states.”. Crossing With the Virgin collects stories heard from migrants about these treacherous treks—firsthand accounts told to volunteers for the Samaritans, a humanitarian group that seeks to prevent such unnecessary deaths by providing these travelers with medical aid, water, and food. Other books have dealt with border crossing; this is the first.
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Places with perceived high environmental quality and distinctive culture are globally attracting amenity migrants. Today this societal driving force is particularly manifest in mountain areas, and while beneficial for both the new comers and locals, is also threatening 5/5(1).
"This welcome book is a social scientists' survey of the emerging problems that have developed in American cities from the great internal migration northward of Cited by: The book's chapters cover the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such as environmental sustainability and equity, mountain recreation users, housing, and spiritual : $ About this book Places with perceived high environmental quality and distinctive culture are globally attracting amenity migrants.
Today this societal driving force is particularly manifest in mountain areas, and while beneficial for both the new comers and locals, is Mountain migrants book threatening highland ecologies and their human communities.
The book explores reasons why American Indian behavior varied between helpfulness and aggression toward mountain men and emigrants. Also detailed are weapons of the frontier, Fort Bridger's role in the Mormon War, the Wind River Mountains gold rush, and the Great Diamond Hoax of /5(2).
This book describes and analyses the challenges and opportunities of amenity migration to mountain areas and its management, and offers related recommendations.
While there is a growing body of research and literature on both mountain tourism in general and second-home tourism, this is probably the first book that takes a holistic view of the large and complex phenomenon of amenity migration in mountains. The narrative threads back to the arrival of Catholic Lebanese migrants (“poor mountain dwellers, looked down upon by the Beirut elite”) to work in the industrial belt north of Boston.
In studying Kentucky Mountain migration, the authors found Frédéric Le Play's famille-souche or “stem-family” concept useful in understanding the functions of the kinship structure in (a) the processes of migration and (b) the adjustment of individuals within a migration system.
Shop new, used, rare, and out-of-print books. Powell's is an independent bookstore based in Portland, Oregon. Browse staff picks, author features, and g: Mountain migrants. Why we chose this book: A book explaining who refugees and migrants are can only be helpful given today's news and events.
B.E.S. Publishing provided a review copy. Mom's Review (V) An ideal support for conversations about refugees and immigrants. Refugees and Migrants covers migration from its causes to what we can do to aid refugees/5(22). This path-breaking study explores the experience of Valtellinese migrants to Australia between and Jackie Templeton employs the letters exchanged between the Italian migrants and their families to trace the extraordinary story of these sojourners who journeyed from the mountains Format: Hardcover.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Mountain migrants. (Unfortunately, this book is now out of print, but multiple used copies are often available via and similar Internet vendors).
Marcus Simpson’s Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains (UNC Press, ) is also useful in this regard, as is Fred Alsop’s Birds of the Smokies (Great Smoky Mountain Association, ). The book covers the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such as environmental sustainability and equity, mountain recreation users, housing, and spiritual motivation.
The Mountain Meadows massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train at Mountain Meadows in southern attacks began on September 7 and culminated on Septemresulting in the mass slaughter of most in the emigrant party by members of the Utah Territorial Militia from the Iron County district, together with some Southern Paiute Native.
Paul Yoon is the author of two story collections, Once the Shore, which was a New York Times Notable Book, and The Mountain, which was a NPR Best Book of the Year. His novel Snow Hunters won the Young Lions Fiction Award. A recipient of fellowships from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars and the National.
In the United States, the Hillbilly Highway is the emigration of residents of the Appalachian Mountains to industrial cities in northern, midwestern, and western states, primarily in the years following World War word hillbilly refers to a negative stereotype of people from the Appalachians.
Many of these Appalachian migrants went to major industrial centers such as Detroit, Chicago. Letters, Diaries, Memoirs, Reminiscences and other writings from the Kansas Collection Library of Fur Trade Historical Source Documents Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men The Merrill Mattes Research Library and Archives Over 2, trail diaries, letters and first person recollections comprise the nucleus of this library.
The. Old woman smoking a pipe, Appalachia, USA, c Photograph taken during Cecil Sharp’s folk music collecting expedition: British musician Sharp () and his assistant Dr Maud Karpeles () collected folk songs from the mountain singers of the Appalachians (North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky), between and.
Overall, the book provides the most thorough and in-depth appraisal of current information available, with abundant tables, maps and diagrams, and many new insights.
Written in a clear and readable style, this book appeals not only to migration researchers in the field and Ornithologists, but to anyone with an interest in this fascinating subject.A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Part One: The Miao people The origins of the Miao people --The meaning of the term 'Miao' --Miao and Chinese classifications --Miao language and its dialects --The Miao as one people --The origin of peoples in the Miao view --The number of.