Kuban Other alleged evidence for modern pterosaurs includes artifacts and rock etchings of questionable origin or very subjective interpretation. What is sorely lacking, besides convincing photos of extant pterosaurs, is any reliably documented forensic or physical remains such as carcasses, bones, eggs, nests, or tracks. Indeed, the totality of evidence for LPs seems even less abundant and more equivocal than for other unconfirmed creatures or "cryptids," such as "Bigfoot" or the "Loch Ness Monster," which is probably why even among young earth creationists YECs and cryptozoologists, relatively few advocate the idea of living pterosaurs.
To return to the top. A beautifully illustrated, complete history of New York's Herkimer County. The aim of this history is to describe what went on here in the last years.
How a people and their craft built two cities-Gloversville and Johnstown, New York. Where in Manhattan did Washington sleep? Where was Teddy Roosevelt born? Where did John Tyler get married? Where did James Monroe die? Where did Lincoln and Grant lie in state? These Manhattan presidential sites are among the more than 2, fascinating entries comprising All Around the Town: Situated on the east end of Long Island, NY, this town's history begins in the colonial 17th century when the English settled it.
The lectures start there and bring us up to the present day, covering all aspects of East Hampton History. A companion volume to The Bronx in the Innocent Years, and The Bronx It was only Yesterday, this book covers the thirty years in which the Bronx changed from the rural hinterland suburbia of Manhattan to a thriving metropolis of its own.
Comprised of a brief historical essay and filled with extensively captioned rare black and white photos from the Bronx Historical Society archives. A companion volume to The Bronx in the Innocent Years, this book shifts to a period of great technological change that brought the world closer to the Bronx, and is an engaging portrait of the mainland portion of New York City.
A surprisingly affordable coffee-table book filled with photos, anecdotes and the the story of the various ethnic groups and events that made up her history.
Brooklyn's unique character grows out of a rich and colorful history, a complex tapestry of developing neighborhoods, striving immigrants, melding - sometimes clashing - cultures, economic boom and bust.
Illustrations by WalterJack Duncan. Unpretentious, charming, and readable, these pieces fulfill one of the most vital functions of the personal essay: With photographs by Betsy Schiff and an introduction by David Rockefeller.
Gardens everywhere - from vest pocket gardens to botanical gardens - New York has s of them, unexcelled in variety and theme. Both the private and public gardens of New York City are lavishly and lovingly described and illustrated in this beautiful "coffee table" history of Manhattan's gardens.
This monumental city history covering from the earliest Indian inhabitants through to its consolidation, is an epic as vast and varied as the community it chronicles, drawing on the work of hundreds of scholars to weave a narrative tapestry that reads like a fast-paced novel.
Documents in color photos the endless beauty of nature and man in the Hamptons. Introduction by Thomas Garver. A photographic exploration of the hidden and often abandoned structures and machinery inaccessible and unknown to most New Yorkers. These luminous, dark and poetic images document how a city works, and the toll that deterioration and deferred maintenance can take on the soul of a city.
Incredible reference - thousands of entries arranged alphebetically, with hundreds of illustrations, maps and tables extensively cross-referenced and indexed.
An indispensable resource for lovers of NYC.
Prominent writers soon settled in Lawrence's community and set the tone for the new Village of Bronxville. Lawrence Park explores the lives and art of these early Bronxville residents and describes the houses in which they lived.
It is a definitive work on a fascinating chapter in Westchester history. This engaging history is illustrated by black-and-white photographs and maps.
An exciting social history of the people and events that helped create Long Island, and a fitting tribute to one of the most historic areas of the United States. The author, a superintendent and veteran firefighter, presents the history of the last-of-its-kind insurance industry fire salvage corps, which was originally established in Loaded with rare photos!
Give Gotham as a gift and buy this for yourself! Includes advertisments and double page map of Manhattan Island.
Originally published in From the 17th century to the present, the history of Manhattan's waterfront - from triumphs to blunders - is engagingly presented here. The author, a waterfront planner in Manhattan, deftly traces three centuries of history.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a first person narrative told by the title character, Huckleberry Finn, as he accompanies a runaway slave The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat by Thornton W.
Burgess The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat tells the story of Jerry, a young muskrat, and his adventures in escaping the Farmer and his son,.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo.
Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from ashio-midori.com Why Historical Distance is not a Problem. MARK BEVIR. History and Theory, Theme Issue 50 (December ), This essay argues that concerns about historical distance arose along with modernist historicism, and they disappear with postfoundationalism.
To Build a Fire by Jack London - “To Build a Fire” written by Jack London can truly be considered as a work of art. With themes anyone can relate to, such as survival and man versus nature, it is a great short story for anyone looking for something to read.
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane Essay Words | 6 Pages. In the story "The Open Boat," by Stephen Crane, Crane uses many literary techniques to convey the stories overall theme. The story is centered on four men: a cook, a correspondent, Billie, an oiler who is the only character named in the story, and a captain.
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