Wisdom Sits in Places

Written By Keith H. Basso
Wisdom Sits in Places
  • Publsiher : UNM Press
  • Release : 03 August 1996
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
  • Pages : 171 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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Wisdom Sits in Places

Wisdom Sits in Places
  • Author : Keith H. Basso
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 171
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Explores the connections of place, language, wisdom, and morality among the Western Apache....

The Sociology of Katrina

The Sociology of Katrina
  • Author : David L. Brunsma,David Overfelt,J. Steven Picou
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : A second edition of this textbook is now available. As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as well as the magnitude of knowledge, that can be drawn from it. This meteorological event became the stimulus for devastating technological ...

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Places That Count
  • Author : Thomas F. King
  • Publisher : AltaMira Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-16
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Places That Count offers professionals within the field of cultural resource management (CRM) valuable practical advice on dealing with traditional cultural properties (TCPs). Responsible for coining the term to describe places of community-based cultural importance, Thomas King now revisits this subject to instruct readers in TCP site identification, documentation, and ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-03-16
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : American Studies is a vigorous, bold account of the changes in the field of American Studies over the last thirty-five years. Through this set of carefully selected key essays by an editorial board of expert scholars, the book demonstrates how changes in the field have produced new genealogies that tell ...

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The Blue Sapphire of the Mind
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-20
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Drawing on insights from the early Christian monastics as well as the ecological writings of such figures as Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Annie Dillard, and others, Christie forges a distinctively contemplative vision of ecological spirituality that could, he contends, serve to ground the work of ecological restoration....

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, poetry, prose, and stunning art—from photography and graffiti to rap and songs—that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the ...

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  • Author : David M. Mark
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 449
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : This volume focuses on how landscape is represented in language and thought and what this reveals about the relationships of people to place and to land. -- Back cover....

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  • Author : Celia Deane-Drummond,Agustín Fuentes, The Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame; author of "The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional" (Dutton, 2017)
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2017-10-18
  • Total pages : 236
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Summary : This volume tackles crucial questions about the puzzle of human origins and human distinctiveness related to the evolution of human wisdom. In doing so it offers a novel methodological approach to the dialogue between theology and evolutionary science....

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  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21
  • Total pages : 230
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Summary : First used to describe the weariness the public felt toward media portrayals of societal crises, the term compassion fatigue has been taken up by health professionals to name—along with burnout, vicarious traumatization, compassion stress, and secondary traumatic stress—the condition of caregivers who become “too tired to care.” Compassion, ...

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  • Author : Larry L. Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-01
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Grand Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Book Awards Thoughtful observers agree that the planetary crisis we now face-climate change; species extinction; the destruction of entire ecosystems; the urgent need for a more just economic-political order-is pushing human civilization to a radical turning point: change or perish. But precisely how to change ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-06-29
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Featuring original essays from leading scholars in philosophy and psychology, this volume investigates and rethinks the role of practical wisdom in light of the most recent developments in virtue theory and moral, social and developmental psychology. The concept of phronesis has long held a prominent place in the development of ...

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  • Author : Karl S. Hele
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-28
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie’s Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britain) to control it. It also examines contemporary threats to First Nations communities from ...

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Education

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  • Author : John L. Rury,Eileen H. Tamura
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : This handbook offers a global view of the historical development of educational institutions, systems of schooling, ideas about education, and educational experiences. Its 36 chapters consider changing scholarship in the field, examine nationally-oriented works by comparing themes and approaches, lend international perspective on a range of issues in education, and provide ...

Social Learning in Environmental Management

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  • Author : Rob Dyball,Meg Keen
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2012-04-27
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to assist environmental managers in building partnerships that can support learning and ...

Insular Toponymies

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  • Author : Joshua Nash
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 9780826317247
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Summary : How do people name places on islands? Is toponymy in small island communities affected by degrees of connection to larger neighbours such as a mainland? Are island (contact) languages and mainland languages different in how they are used in naming places? How can we conceptualise the human-human interface in the ...