Kay by E. Alison Kay
A Natural History/Hawn. Isl.

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This book brings together primary source materials on major theme in Hawaiian natural history: the geological process that have built the Islands; the physical factors that influence the Islands' terrestrial ecosystems; the dynamics of the sea that support coral reefs, fish, and mollusks; the peculiarities of animals and plants that have evolved in the Islands and are found nowhere else; and the human impact on the land, plants, and animals.

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Published December 31, 1994 by University of Hawaii Press. 536 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math.

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who burthen all the interchanges of property with their swindling profits, profits which are the price of no useful industry, of theirs.” Almost exactly two centuries later, John Kay echoes the sentiment, noting that as “exchanging bits of paper cannot make profits for everyone,” it is very likel...

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The signature note is melancholy, which Kay evokes with delicate natural metaphors: “Stephen was enveloped in sadness that clung like winter mist and would not be dispelled.' Breaking such pervasive sorrow are flashes of horror emanating from Stephen's dream life: ”A man in a mask skewering a wom...

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