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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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A Narrative for Nature's Nation: Constance Lindsay Skinner and the Making of Rivers of America

Nicolaas Mink.

in Environmental History

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Environmental History. 0 words.

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Most environmental historians are acquainted with Farrar and Rinehart's Rivers of America book series, but few know much about its genesis and...

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Enduring Technological Optimism: Zionism's Environmental Ethic and Its Influence on Israel's Environmental History

Alon Tal.

in Environmental History

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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When Zionism emerged in Europe as the Jewish people's national movement at the advent of the twentieth century, its political leaders and...

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