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Smokechasing

by Stephen J. Pyne

  • 191 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of Arizona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • United States,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Fire prevention,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Prevention and control,
  • Agriculture - Forestry,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Forest Ecology,
  • Fire ecology,
  • Fire Science,
  • Forest fires

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9668177M
    ISBN 100816522847
    ISBN 109780816522842
    OCLC/WorldCa50253086

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Smokechasing presents commentaries by one of America's leading fire scholars, who analyzes fire the way another might an election campaign or a literary work. "Smokechasing" is an American coinage describing the practice of sending firefighters into the wild to track down the source of reported smoke.1/5(1).

Smokechasing presents commentaries by one of America's leading fire scholars, who analyzes fire the way another might an election campaign or a literary work.

"Smokechasing" is an American coinage describing the practice of sending firefighters into the wild to track down the source of reported smoke. Smokechasing presents commentaries by one of America's leading fire scholars, who analyzes fire the way another might an election campaign or a literary work.

"Smokechasing" is an American coinage describing the practice of sending firefighters into the wild to track down the source of reported smoke. "This is not a book touting restorative Pages: SMOKECHASING Stephen J.

Pyne, Author. Univ. of Arizona $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS New Coronavirus Updates for Smokechasing book Book Biz. "Smokechasing is an American term coined to describe the practice of sending one or, later, two fightfighters into wildlands to track down the source of a reported smoke.

The organization of this book roughly traces the stages of such an event."--Author's note. Category: Technology & Engineering Mountains Of Memory. And it is an excellent book for anyone interested in the history of Black entertainers and sports stars of the mid-twentieth century. The book revolves around the Pittsburgh Courier weekly newspaper, which brought the stories of black America to the forefront long before the white press began to /5(53).

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The organization of this book. Featuring detailed accounts of firefighting in unpredictable forest environments, this book not only examines the human impact of smokejumping, but also the environmental impact.

Smokechasing features a collection of thoughtful and informative essays which explore the issues and theories of wildland fire management. The author, Stephen J. Pyne. In 32 essays, Pyne, a fire scholar and veteran of 15 seasons on a fire crew in Grand Canyon National Park, assumes the role of cultural historian and explores issues and theories relating to wildland fire and the management (or mis-management) of it.

Ultimately, although he is. 'Painting, architecture, politics, even gardening and golf-all have their critics and commentators,' observes Stephen Pyne. 'Fire does not.' Aside from news reports on fire disasters, most writing about fire appears in government reports and scientific papers-and in journalism that has more in common with the sports page than the editorial page.

Lynette Eason in her new book, When The Smoke Clears Book One in her Deadly Reunions series published by Revell takes us back to Spartanburg, South Carolina. From the Back Cover: After a brush with death due to equipment failure, smokejumper Alexia Allen is ordered to take time off while the incident is under investigation/5.

Progress forces Smokey the switch engine out of a job until he discovers a new way to help people. "Told in such excellent, free-swinging verse and illustrated with such vigorous and funny pictures that it outranks most of its predecessors." -- Horn Book3/5(3).

This book is rated 5 out of 5 stars by Barnes & Noble, and stars out of 5 on Amazon. It is bold, fascinating, and it boasts of helping more than a million people become smoke-free for good.

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This book presents a counter-view, based on a survey of several thousand young persons and adults, probing attitudes, beliefs, feelings, and perceptions of risk associated with smoking. The authors agree that young smokers give little or no thought to health risks or the problems of addiction.

The survey data contradicts the model of informed, rational choice and underscores the Reviews: 1. Stephen J. Pyne, of Washington $ (p) ISBN   Elie Wiesel spent his early years in a small Transylvanian town as one of four children.

He was the only one of the family to survive what Francois Maurois, in his introduction, calls the "human holocaust" of the persecution of the Jews, which began with the restrictions, the singularization of the yellow star, the enclosure within the ghetto, and went on to the mass deportations to the ovens.

Stephen J Pyne. Stephen J. Pyne is the Regent's Professor of Environmental History in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. His books include "The Still-Burning Bush", "Smokechasing", and "Fire: A Brief History".

smoking, inhalation and exhalation of the fumes of burning tobacco in cigars and cigarettes and pipes. Some persons draw the smoke into their lungs; others do not.

Smoking was probably first practiced by the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. A star book review. In 'Smoketown,' author Mark Whitaker revisits Pittsburgh's black cultural community of the early 20th century.

things to do inside Ways to jazz it up Make your own.Stephen J. Pyne has written over 30 books, mostly on the history and management of wildland and rural fire, including big-screen surveys for the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe (including Russia), and the world generally, and is completing a multi-volume fire history of the U.S.

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