The Hinterland

Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs
Author: Sven Ehmann,Robert Klanten
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
ISBN: 9783899556636
Category: Cottages
Page: 288
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The cabin has become our third place, our hideaway where we can recharge our spirits and reconnect with ourselves, away from the restraints of society and the stress of the everyday. This book presents the best new cabin architecture and design. We all need to be somewhere else, just for a little while. The cabin is that somewhere else. They allow us to get into a different state of mind, one where we can just have a good time. Four walls and a roof and a weekend--these getaways free us from the distracting and unessential, and put us back in touch with nature and our own inner peace. In cabins, we can savor solitude or share experiences with friends among mountains, rivers, woods, and wildlife. The Hinterland explores architecture and design approaches to creating the refuges that refresh and revitalize amidst the beauty of nature.

Waves in the hinterland

the journey of a newspaper
Author: Farah Naqvi,Nirantar (Organization : New Delhi, India)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Journalism, Rural
Page: 168
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Study on two rural newspapers Mahilā ḍakiyā (MD) and Khabar lahariyā (KL) with special focus in rural women development and Mahilā Samākhyā project in Bundelkhand, India.

Hinterland

America’s New Landscape of Class and Conflict
Author: Phil A. Neel
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780239459
Category: Travel
Page: 192
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Over the last forty years, the human landscape of the United States has been fundamentally transformed. The metamorphosis is partially visible in the ascendance of glittering, coastal hubs for finance, infotech, and the so-called creative class. But this is only the tip of an economic iceberg, the bulk of which lies in the darkness of the declining heartland or on the dimly lit fringe of sprawling cities. This is America’s hinterland, populated by towering grain threshers and hunched farmworkers, where laborers drawn from every corner of the world crowd into factories and “fulfillment centers” and where cold storage trailers are filled with fentanyl-bloated corpses when the morgues cannot contain the dead. Urgent and unsparing, this book opens our eyes to America’s new heart of darkness. Driven by an ever-expanding socioeconomic crisis, America’s class structure is recomposing itself in new geographies of race, poverty, and production. The center has fallen. Riots ricochet from city to city led by no one in particular. Anarchists smash financial centers as a resurgent far right builds power in the countryside. Drawing on his direct experience of recent popular unrest, from the Occupy movement to the wave of riots and blockades that began in Ferguson, Missouri, Phil A. Neel provides a close-up view of this landscape in all its grim but captivating detail. Inaugurating the new Field Notes series, published in association with the Brooklyn Rail, Neel’s book tells the intimate story of a life lived within America’s hinterland.

Hinterland


Author: Caroline Brothers
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408821613
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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From Kabul to London, two young brothers hiding out on the road, running for their lives ...

The Hazel Wood

A Novel
Author: Melissa Albert
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250147913
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 368
View: 1949

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Welcome to Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood—the fiercely stunning New York Times bestseller with seven starred reviews everyone is raving about! Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: Her mother is stolen away—by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories are set. Alice's only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.” Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother's tales began—and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.

Into the Hinterland


Author: Tina Shaw
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781869705909
Category: Children's stories, New Zealand
Page: 149
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The town of Bassorah lies at the edge of the Hinterland, a vast, desert-like plain lorded over by the tyrant Herit. Fourteen years ago a baby, Vancy, was left at the edge of Bassorah by a mysterious silver dog. Now she is fourteen, Vancy is determined to find out the truth behind her birth, but that means venturing out into the Hinterland. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

The Hinterlands

A Mountain Tale in Three Parts
Author: Robert Morgan
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1616202165
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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This is the story of a family who found, marked, and paved their way into America's eastern frontier. Unfolding in the voices of three generations of mountaineer storytellers specializing in keeping listeners on the edges of their seats, this is fiction that plunks us down right into the thick of pioneer life. Using his own family stories as his inspiration, Robert Morgan has crafted a riveting folk history alive with adventure. Morgan's three gifted storytellers tell it like it was--with a vengeance.

Testing the Hinterland

The Work of the Boeotia Survey (1989-1991) in the Southern Approaches to the City of Thespiai
Author: John L. Bintliff,Phil Howard,Anthony M. Snodgrass
Publisher: McDonald Inst of Archeological
ISBN: 9781902937373
Category: History
Page: 320
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The Boeotia Survey in Greece is widely recognised as a milestone in Mediterranean landscape archaeology in the sophistication and rigour of its methodologies, and in the scale of the 25-year investigation. This first volume of the project's publication deals with the landscape that formed part of the territory of the ancient city of Thespiai. This landscape acted as the laboratory in which the project refined its methodology: the entire territory was traversed systematically by survey teams, and artefacts were collected not only from every archaeological site located but also as 'off-site' material indicative of land use practices such as manuring. The methodology made possible the construction of detailed period and density maps of rural activity, throwing unprecedented light on the interaction of the city with its hinterland particularly in its period of maximum size between the 5th century BC and the 6th century AD, as well as providing an exemplar for Mediterranean landscape archaeology more generally.

Qasr Ibrim

The Hinterland Survey
Author: Pamela Rose
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 162
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This volume presents the results of a survey, carried out between 1986 and 1992 in the territory immediately adjacent to the fortress of Qasr Ibrim. It demonstrates the presence of a Meroitic population in the area of Ibrim from at least the early 1st century BC. The volume is illustrated with maps and plans, as well as photographs and line drawings of the many structures and artifacts located during the course of the survey. Penelope Wilson discusses the inscriptions and symbols incised in the roadway to Qasr Ibrim, together with other inscribed artefacts.

Into the Hinterlands


Author: David Drake,John Lambshead
Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises
ISBN: 161824826X
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Beginning a new series from a military science fiction master with over 3 million books in print. A young hero comes of age in the crucible of war and galactic struggle. When Allen Allenson, scion of a noble family that has fallen on hard times, gets a mission to roust the power-hungry Terrans from a "wild" star sector where they're encroaching, he jumps at the chance to show his individual worth, improve his family's fortunes¾and gather enough lucre to make a good marriage. But the wily Terrans are not so easily persuaded by a young colonial they think of as a "rube." Worse, "Riders"¾the being who naturally ply the wilderness between the stars, are playing their own deadly political games¾against the Terrans, against the colonials, and against one young greenhorn commander in particular: naŠf young Allen, whom they figure they can manipulate to do their bidding. The one thing nobody has counted on is the fact that Allen, while young and inexperienced, happens to be a hero in the making much to his own amazement. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

The Hinterland Veil

The House of Crimson & Clover Volume VII
Author: Sarah M. Cradit
Publisher: Sarah M. Cradit
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 344
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Dive into the secret, ancient, powerful world of two New Orleans families, the Deschanels and the Sullivans... From USA Today bestselling paranormal author Sarah M. Cradit comes The Hinterland Veil, Volume 7 in the bestselling witches family saga, The House of Crimson & Clover. Not a standalone story, Hinterland's plot makes the most sense only after having the prior volumes. The Deschanels are scattered across Europe, each in search of what matters most. Finding himself closer to Ana every day, Finn must exercise patience, and follow his Quinlan training, to prevent losing her forever. Aleksandr sees the world through a different lens, as he discovers the joy and heartbreak of first love. Desperate for a miracle, Nicolas fears losing Mercy to her own delusions, and together they set off for Scotland in search of the unknown. At the center of everything sits Anasofiya and Cyler, each fighting their own internal battles, each hurtling toward very different outcomes. In this compelling seventh volume, our heroes grow ever closer to their goals as bravery conquers fear and fate races time. The House of Crimson and Clover Series:Volume I: The Illusions of EventideVolume II: BoundVolume III: Midnight DynastyVolume IV: Asunder Volume V: Empire of ShadowsVolume VI: Myths of MidwinterVolume VII: The Hinterland VeilVolume VIII: The Secrets Amongst the Cypress (Fall 2016) House of Crimson & Clover Series Prequels: The Storm and the DarknessShattered La Famille Lagniappes (Character Bonus Stories): Flourish: The Story of Anne FontaineShame: The Story of Jonathan St. Andrews House of Crimson & Clover Lagniappes (Series Bonus Stories):St. Charles at Dusk: The Story of Oz and AdrienneSurrender: The Story of Oz and AnasofiyaFire & Ice: Remy & Fleur FontenotDark Blessing: The Landry TripletsPandora's Box: Jasper and Pandora BroussardThe MenagerieA Band of Heather: Colleen and Noah Box Sets: Lagniappes Collection IThe House of Crimson & Clover Volumes I-IVThe Prequels And many more to come...

Old Oyo and the hinterland

history and culture in northern Yorubaland, Nigeria
Author: Jonathan Oluyori Aleru
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 205
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Lone Horse in the Hinterland


Author: Lyn Shea
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477125973
Category: Fiction
Page: 238
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Three couples unfold this story of ideals, aspirations, land feuds and past life memory. People you can almost reach out and touch. Diverse personalities of different ages, temperaments and professions. The author has once again used the fi ctional region of Limetrees in England to explore the questions which modern spiritual philosophy poses about life-beyond-life. This is a tale honestly told with simplicity of style. The depth and drama of events unfold until the story path beckons the climax and impels continued reading.

Hinterland Dreams

The Political Economy of a Midwestern City
Author: Eric J. Morser
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812207009
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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In the 1840s, La Crosse, Wisconsin, was barely more than a trading post nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River. But by 1900 the sleepy frontier town had become a thriving city. Hinterland Dreams tracks the growth of this community and shows that government institutions and policies were as important as landscapes and urban boosters in determining the small Midwestern city's success. The businessmen and -women of La Crosse worked hard to attract government support during the nineteenth century. Federal, state, and municipal officials passed laws, issued rulings, provided resources, vested aldermen with financial and regulatory power, and created a lasting legal foundation that transformed the city and its economy. As historian Eric J. Morser demonstrates, the development of La Crosse and other small cities linked rural people to the wider world and provided large cities like Chicago with the lumber and other raw materials needed to grow even larger. He emphasizes the role of these municipalities, as well as their relationship to all levels of government, in the life of an industrializing nation. Punctuated with intriguing portraits of La Crosse's early citizens, Hinterland Dreams suggests a new way to understand the Midwest's urban past, one that has its roots in the small but vibrant cities that dotted the landscape. By mapping the richly textured political economy of La Crosse before 1900, the book highlights how the American state provided hinterland Midwesterners with potent tools to build cities and help define their region's history in profound and lasting ways.

Struggle for Control of the Hinterland of the Bight of Biafra

The Untold Story of the British Military Expedition to Igbo Land (1830-1930)
Author: Dr. Frank Nwabueze Ihekwaba
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1504998375
Category: History
Page: 400
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This book tells the story of the people of Igbo land at the middle of the nineteenth century, when Europe and Europeans held the dominant power over the lives and affairs of many peoples in Africa. This dominance, however, was never supposed to be total or absolute. Nevertheless, it managed to cast a constricting shadow—with its associated, if unhealthy, ambience—on the day-to-day lives of the people using the overwhelming military and economic power at its disposal at a time when Africans were either recovering from five hundred years of stupor brought on by its own dark ages (AD 1100–1600) or the shock and paralysis that followed the Moroccan (Mohamedan) and Spanish-mercenary-assisted mayhem and chaos of 1591 against the African kingdoms of West Africa. But the white man would soon lose most of his political and economic opportunities, and some of the absolute attributes he had mustered over the years the moment Britain and the other European races saw themselves as divinely appointed to right the wrongs of mankind. He would, from then on, render himself vulnerable to the tide of African enlightenment and progress, which was then building up everywhere, once the trade by which he had gained his ascendency over the other races of mankind began to decline. In addition, European ascendency witnessed an unusual reversal of luck when its residual strengths, recently boosted with the development of some newer types of weaponry—the Maxim machine gun in the UK (1883) and the Mauser Machine gun (1891) in Germany—weapons whose astonishing power and versatility had not previously been seen or tested in any battlefront, became more widely available to European and non-European troops. These, however, could not provide definitive answers to all the tactical and strategic imperatives of the developing new battlefront which European armies had sought. Nevertheless, these new weapons became celebrated after they were successfully used to hold the line and repel hordes of brave native fighters armed only with machetes and spears (South Africa) and bows and arrows (Kitchener’s Sudan), enabling British forces to claim easy victories over the native forces; several Victoria Crosses would be won on both battlefronts by the British army. The success of the campaigns clearly went to the heads of the victorious army commanders. Thus were sown the seeds that would grow, leading to the idea of invincibility of the white man in the battlefield and the tragic events that preceded the First World War (1914–1918).