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Goodwin, Neil

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Most widely held works by Neil Goodwin
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descendants of legendary Native American leader Geronimo tell the story of a half-century of war, displacement, confinement, and finally resistance that ended with the decimation of the Chiricahua Apaches and the loss of their traditional homeland in the Southwest. Geronimo is revealed as a shrewd leader, formidable fighter, and poetic shaman--dedicated to a crusade to keep his ancestral land, repeatedly defying and eluding federal authorities. When the government finally forced his surrender in 1886, the Apaches were prisoners, moved to reservations in Florida and later Oklahoma. Their homeland was never returned to them. The film tells an unpleasant story of cruelty, prejudice, and betrayal, and of a tragic collision of two civilizations, each with startlingly different views of one another
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness the life of passionate biologist and environmentalist, Rachel Carson, and how she exposed the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides by the federal government, and sparked a revolution in environmental policy
The Apache diaries : a father-son journey by Grenville Goodwin( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The surrender of Geronimo in 1886 did not mark the end of Apache resistance to white encroachment. Over the next four decades, rumors persisted about a band of "wild" Apaches in the Sierra Madre. Who were these reclusive Apaches? In 1930 anthropologist Grenville Goodwin headed south to find out. Accompanying him were guides who had often encountered the Apaches, and as Goodwin searched out abandoned campsites, the Apaches almost certainly were aware of his every move." "Goodwin's journals chronicling his epic search have been edited and annotated by his son, Neil, who was born three months before his father's tragic death at the age of thirty-three. Neil Goodwin uses the journals to engage in a dialogue with the father he never knew. Retracing his father's journeys, Neil juxtaposes his own journal entries with his father's."--Jacket
The Iron road( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the discovery of gold in 1849 in the Californian hills, fortune hunters poured into the western United States so fast that, in 1850, California was added to the union as a state. Here is the story of the completion of the transcontinental railroad which reduced the cross-country trip to just nine and one half days, and meant for the first time that the United States was truly united
Art and the craftsman : the best of the Yale literary magazine, 1836-1961( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Super bridge by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows every phase of the four-year construction of the Clark Bridge that spans the Mississippi River at Alton, Illinois using what is known as cable-stayed design, an innovative variation on the suspension bridge
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's up with the weather? (disc 3): Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
City of coral( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cities of Coral, spectacular photography unravels the mysteries of this underwater world where predators tyrannize ... and the prey display ingenious patterns of defense
American Experience - Rachel Carson's Silent Spring( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was a biologist for the federal government when she first noted the effects of the unregulated use of pesticides and herbicides, especially DDT. Magazines, afraid of losing advertising, refused to publish her articles. When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1963, she was viciously attacked, called "an ignorant and hysterical woman." But her warning sparked a revolution in environmental policy and a new ecological consciousness
Like a brother : Grenville Goodwin's Apache years, 1928-1939 by Neil Goodwin( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally appeared as a double issue of the Journal of the Southwest, Vol. 43, nos. 1 and 2 (Spring-Summer 2001) Includes bibliographical references
Animal imposters( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how many different kinds of animals, both predators and their intended victims, use remarkable forms of deception to achieve their goal of eating or avoiding being eaten
Wild west by Public Broadcasting Service (U. S.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles six prominent heroes and villains of the American West
We go as captives : the Royalton Raid and the shadow war on the revolutionary frontier by Neil Goodwin( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A certain age( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies our youth-oriented culture and explores what can be learned from older Americans
Les guerriers silencieux by Grenville Goodwin( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the building of the first transcontinental railroad from Omaha to Sacramento
The narrative of the captive, George Avery, 1780-1782 by Neil Goodwin( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

George Avery's wry humor, distinctive voice, and unique experience as a Revolutionary War captive provides an eyewitness account of the ways of Mohawk warfare and treatment of prisoners, British military medical practice, and Jews in Canada, and it sheds light on a little known facet of the American Revolution on the northern frontier
Apache diaries : a father-son journey by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Item is a videorecording of a lecture given by Neil Goodwin at the Museum of Northern Arizona on October 24, 2000 on the diary of Mr. Goodwin's father, Grenville Goodwin. The elder Mr. Goodwin was an anthropologist whose research concerned the remnant Apache band which lived in the Sierra Madre Moutains of northern Mexico. A slide presentation accompanies the lecture
A Desert place( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Examines the various forms of plant and animal life found in the Sonoran Desert of the Southwest, and illustrates the concept of the desert ecosystem
 
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The Apache diaries : a father-son journey
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Like a brother : Grenville Goodwin's Apache years, 1928-1939