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World Shores and Beaches

A Descriptive and Historical Guide to 50 Coastal Treasures
Snodgrass, Mary Ellen (Book - 2005 )
World Shores and Beaches
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"This reference work begins with an introduction expressing the significance of beaches and shores. Each entry begins with a topographical description and contacts for the region, discusses topics such as mythical and tribal stories, artistry, religious meanings and pilgrimages, activism, conquests and the slave trade, piracy, human development, and tourism, concluding with a summary of coastal activities today"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Title: World shores and beaches
a descriptive and historical guide to 50 coastal treasures
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2005
Characteristics: xii, 308 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Summary: "This reference work begins with an introduction expressing the significance of beaches and shores. Each entry begins with a topographical description and contacts for the region, discusses topics such as mythical and tribal stories, artistry, religious meanings and pilgrimages, activism, conquests and the slave trade, piracy, human development, and tourism, concluding with a summary of coastal activities today"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0786418869
Branch Call Number: 910.9146 S673w 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Beaches Coasts Seashore
Topical Term: Beaches
Coasts
Seashore
LCCN: 2005014051
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