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Florula javanica Java

Florula Javanica [Java]

Preserve for the Future – $350
Java, the most populous island on Earth, also has one of the richest and most varied floras in the world. Dominated by a chain of mountains running east-west, its ecosystems range from tropical rainforests to dry savanna. This diversity of plants new to European science is the focus of this...Read More
Title page of Fossilia Hantoniensia Collecta

Fossilia Hantoniensia Collecta

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A director of the Bank of England seems an unlikely candidate to publish on fossil shells, but Gustavus Brander (1720-1787) was very invested in his hobby. An avid fossil collector, he frequented the cliffs around Christchurch and the coast of Hampshire in pursuit of shells. Upon realizing that...Read More
Four years in a government expedition... .

Four Years in a Government Exploring Expedition

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Naval officer George Colvocoresses took part in the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-42, and published this account of it based on a journal which he kept. The text covers the entire itinerary of the voyage, describing the lands and peoples visited and a variety of scientific matters; the 19...Read More
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Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

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This current and relevant book addresses challenges facing veterinarians, and all medical professionals, working with animals in both their natural habitats and in zoos. It provides practical guidance, and is an essential resource for animal medicine, both in the zoo and in the wild....Read More
Cover of The Last Day of Slavery

Frederick Douglass

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This children's book tells the story of how Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) fought his slave master and claimed his freedom from slavery. It is based on the true story of Douglass' escape from slavery and tells of how he earned the respect of the slave masters and his fellow slaves. The book...Read More
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Frederick Douglass

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Featuring only a few black and white photos (Frederick Douglass, a statue of Frederick Douglass, his first wife, and his second wife), this book is a masterpiece of prose. Professor Benjamin Arthur Quarles, celebrated Frederick Douglass expert, adds value to Douglass’ own three autobiographies...Read More
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Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.

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This book covers the final 18 years of Frederick Douglass’ life when he lived in a mansion on top of Cedar Hill in Anacostia, a neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The author is a graduate of George Washington University, a prominent university in Washington, D.C. The book is filled with black and...Read More
Cover of Frederick Douglass: Freedom's Voice

Frederick Douglass: Freedom's Voice

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This book was written by Dr. Gregory Lampe, a retired provost and vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, and emeritus communications professor at Michigan State University. Since Douglass was an orator, it seems fitting for a communications and speech professor to write about his...Read More
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Freedom in My Heart

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Written by Dr. Cynthia Carter, former director of Africare and current Chief Development Officer at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, this richly illustrated book uses artifacts, images, and documents to trace the history of slavery in North America, from ancient Africa to...Read More
Freedom just around the corner

Freedom Just Around the Corner

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This pocket sized exhibition booklet contains a chronicle of the African American experience told through the unique lens of stamps and mail. At around 100 pages long, it is full of beautiful color illustrations of stamp art. The National Postal Museum's exhibition opened to the public in the...Read More

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