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World Fire: The Culture of Fire on Earth

Stephen J. Pyne - History - 1997 - 384 pages
World Fire is the story of how fire and humans have coevolved. The two are inseparable, and together they have repeatedly remade the planet.
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Fire: A Brief History

Stephen J. Pyne - Fire - 2001 - 204 pages
The fate of humanity, like the fate of the earth, is tied to the fires that have made the world as we know it. This book follows the story of fire from prehistoric times to the ...
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Grove Karl Gilbert: A Great Engine of Research

Stephen J. Pyne - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 320 pages
As Stephen Pyne reveals in his biography, few other scientists can match Grove Karl Gilbert’s range of talents. A premier explorer of the American West who made major ...
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Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon, Volume 4

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 1990 - 320 pages
Describing his experiences as part of a seasonal forest fire crew, the author reveals the drama of the headline-making 1988 North Rim fire
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Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910

Stephen J. Pyne - History - 2001 - 322 pages
Describes the disastrous 1910 season, as wildfires swept across the Pacific Northwest, claiming lives, towns, and mining camps, and illustrates how American bureaucracies ...
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Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 2011 - 584 pages
Fire is a defining element in Canadian land and life. With few exceptions, Canada's forests and prairies have evolved with fire. Its peoples have exploited fire and sought to ...
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How the Canyon Became Grand: A Short History

Stephen J. Pyne - Nature - 1999 - 240 pages
Dismissed by the first Spanish explorers as a wasteland, the Grand Canyon lay virtually unnoticed for three centuries until nineteenth- century America rediscovered it and ...
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