Books

American Canopy

American Canopy

Explains how the story of trees in America reflects the nation's history, discussing the use of pines for British warships, the California orange groves that lured pioneers, and the enduring symbolism of trees for communities.

The Bridal Canopy

The Bridal Canopy

The story of a poor but devout Galician Jew, Rob Yudel, who wanders the countryside with his companion, Nuta, during the early 19th century, in search of bridegrooms for his three daughters.

The Sacred Canopy

The Sacred Canopy

Influential scholar Peter L. Berger explores the sociological underpinnings of religion and the rise of a modern secular society Acclaimed scholar and sociologist Peter L. Berger carefully lays out an understanding of religion as a historical, societal mechanism in this classic work of social theory. Berger examines the roots of religious belief and its gradual dissolution in modern times, applying a general theoretical perspective to specific examples from religions throughout the ages....

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life

Elijah Anderson, called "one of our best urban ethnographers" by the , introduces the concept of the "cosmopolitan canopy": the urban islands of civility amid segregated ghettos, suburbs, and ethnic enclaves.

Under the Canopy

Under the Canopy

The culture of a black South African community & the religion & rituals that enabled it to survive the devastating apartheid era.

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California’s Point Lobos is some of Earth’s prettiest coastline

Beneath the live canopy are gnarled dead, gray branches cloaked in Old Man’s Beard, also known as lace lichen. “It absorbs moisture so well the local Indians used it for diaper material,” Pettit said, giving me a future item for tavern trivia.

Tweed gets marijuana licence renewed

Medical marijuana group Tweed, a subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (CVE:CGC), has had its licence to produce and sell marijuana renewed. The licence is for 14 months to January 19, 2017 and is from Health Canada's Marihuana for Medical Purposes ...

SAFE Boats' Riverine Interceptor for Colombia

The proven SAFE Boats International design has twin Yamaha outboard engines, a tropical climate retractable canopy, forward and aft machine gun mount foundations and ten (10) person seating capacity which includes shock mitigating seats by SHOXS for five ...

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