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Product Description: From poems set in the eastern Mediterranean, with its abiding reverberations of the ancient Greek world, and informed by sacred sites and classical stories, to a series of sonnet responses to the Gospel story of Lazarus, to a lyric-narrative engagement with the mythic-erotic drama of the Biblical Song of Songs, to intensely personal poems that explore love and loss, this collection highlights the mystery of the interplay between inner and outer energies at the core of human experience...read more

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9781927443682 | Litdistco, October 15, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From poems set in the eastern Mediterranean, with its abiding reverberations of the ancient Greek world, and informed by sacred sites and classical stories, to a series of sonnet responses to the Gospel story of Lazarus, to a lyric-narrative engagement with the mythic-erotic drama of the Biblical Song of Songs, to intensely personal poems that explore love and loss, this collection highlights the mystery of the interplay between inner and outer energies at the core of human experience.

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Product Description: The crows pick at the waste on the asphalt.The men push jingling shopping carts. Or stand and mimic lifein a prison yard. The wild white swan is dead. Where I caughttrout as a child, no trout swim now. The drivesand crescents gouge ravines, make creeks disappear...read more

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9781550176018, titled "Birds, Metals, Stones & Rain" | Harbour Pub Co, February 15, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The crows pick at the waste on the asphalt.

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Product Description: Winter counts—pictorial calendars by which Plains Indians kept track of their past—marked each year with a picture of a memorable event. The Lakota, or Western Sioux, recorded many different events in their winter counts, but all include “the year the stars fell,” the spectacular Leonid meteor shower of 1833–34...read more
By Candace S. Greene (editor) and Russell Thornton (editor)

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9780803222113 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, June 1, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Winter counts—pictorial calendars by which Plains Indians kept track of their past—marked each year with a picture of a memorable event.

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Product Description: This study of the 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance movements among North American Indians offers an innovative theory about why these movements arose when they did. Emphasizing the demographic situation of American Indians prior to the movements, Professor Thornton argues that the Ghost Dances were deliberate efforts to accomplish a demographic revitalization of American Indians following their virtual collapse...read more

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9780521328944 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1986, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: This study of the 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance movements among North American Indians offers an innovative theory about why these movements arose when they did.

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9780521034524 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 14, 2006), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This study of the 1870 and 1890 Ghost Dance movements among North American Indians offers an innovative theory about why these movements arose when they did.

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Product Description: The Human Shore is an accomplished collection of poems both grittily real and spiritual, the follow-up to Russell Thornton's critically acclaimed House Built of Rain. Whether describing a tidal wave, a train yard, or the ravaging effects of a wildfire, Thornton's work is arresting and masterful...read more

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9781550173857 | Harbour Pub Co, October 30, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Human Shore is an accomplished collection of poems both grittily real and spiritual, the follow-up to Russell Thornton's critically acclaimed House Built of Rain.

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Product Description: Visible Living: Poems Selected and New presents a definitive selection of the best of Marya Fiamengo's work, ranging from her early writing to a large number of recent, previously unpublished verse. It enables readers to trace the development of Fiamengo’s voice and concerns, from early work based on exploration of myth, to engagements with historical and political realities, to feminist pieces, to later elegies, to lyrics of highly personal statement on mortality and the divine, and confirms her achievement and status in the highest rank of Canadian poets...read more

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9781553800422 | Ronsdale Pr, September 30, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Visible Living: Poems Selected and New presents a definitive selection of the best of Marya Fiamengo's work, ranging from her early writing to a large number of recent, previously unpublished verse.

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Product Description: Book by Thornton, Russell

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9780968972311 | Seraphim Editions, May 27, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by Thornton, Russell

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Product Description: Russell Thornton has the rare ability to be both keenly observant of the minute details of his environment and intensely introspective. His poetry is full of startling images that will stay with you long after turning the final page...read more

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9781550172812 | Harbour Pub Co, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Russell Thornton has the rare ability to be both keenly observant of the minute details of his environment and intensely introspective.

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Product Description: Distinguished by its lyricism, depth of emotion, its metaphysical bent and the colour and wide range of reference in its imagery, The Fifth Window, opens up new vistas of language and experience. The landscape and climate of Vancouver and the BC coast imbue this collection with a spiritual and physical immediacy and energy...read more

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9781894345095 | Thistledown Pr Ltd, April 1, 2000, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Distinguished by its lyricism, depth of emotion, its metaphysical bent and the colour and wide range of reference in its imagery, The Fifth Window, opens up new vistas of language and experience.

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Product Description: "A broad history and analysis of contemporary issues confronting the development of Native American studies in North America. It is very well referenced, providing the reader with an enormous range of works to move deeper into a subject area...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780299160609 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $65.00 | also contains Food Consumer Science: Theories, Methods and Application to the Western Balkans | About this edition: "A broad history and analysis of contemporary issues confronting the development of Native American studies in North America.

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9780299160647 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: “The White Man does not understand the Indian for the reason that he does not understand America.

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Product Description: The Cherokees: A Population History is the first full-length demographic study of an American Indian group from the protohistorical period to the present. Thornton shows the effects of disease, warfare, genocide, miscegenation, removal and relocation, and destruction of traditional lifeways on the Cherokees...read more

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9780803244160 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: The Cherokees: A Population History is the first full-length demographic study of an American Indian group from the protohistorical period to the present.

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9780803294103 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, March 1, 1992), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Cherokees: A Population History is the first full-length demographic study of an American Indian group from the protohistorical period to the present.

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Product Description: This demographic overview of North American Indian history describes in detail the holocaust that, even today, white Americans tend to dismiss as an unfortunate concomitant of Manifest Destiny. They wish to forget that, as Euro-Americans invaded North America and prospered in the "New World," the numbers of native peoples declined sharply; entire tribes, often in the space of a few years, were "wiped from the face of the earth...read more

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9780806120744 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: This demographic overview of North American Indian history describes in detail the holocaust that, even today, white Americans tend to dismiss as an unfortunate concomitant of Manifest Destiny.

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9780806122205 | Reprint edition (Univ of Oklahoma Pr, January 1, 1990), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This demographic overview of North American Indian history describes in detail the holocaust that, even today, white Americans tend to dismiss as an unfortunate concomitant of Manifest Destiny.

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