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The Resource Along those lines : the boundaries that create our world, Peter Cashwell

Along those lines : the boundaries that create our world, Peter Cashwell

Label
Along those lines : the boundaries that create our world
Title
Along those lines
Title remainder
the boundaries that create our world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cashwell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
After years of crossing borders to see new birds and new landscapes, Peter Cashwell's exploration of lines between states, between time zones, and between species led him to consider the lines that divide genders, seasons, musical genres, and just about every other aspect of human life. His conclusion: most had something in common--they were largely imaginary
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cashwell, Peter
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
AC8
LC item number
.C365 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essays
  • Life
Target audience
adult
Label
Along those lines : the boundaries that create our world, Peter Cashwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • No supernatural forces
  • Vultures eating obsolete technology
  • Between 1 and 0
  • Spoiled by jagged edges
  • Compressed and rarefied air
  • A much more complex set of skills
  • Exchanging fidelity for convenience
  • Chaotic interactions
  • Rock and a Hard Place
  • 147
  • "The Sound of Difference"
  • Carolinas in my mind
  • An illegitimate reason
  • Scandalized metal fans
  • Surprising contents of Pandora's box
  • Dickie defies corporate policy
  • In search of Beethoven's Third Symphony
  • High-powered consultants
  • Parts Is Parts
  • 157
  • An exercise in double entendre
  • Bikinis and burkas
  • Buck stops here and there
  • A pair of overlapping bell curves
  • "Sex is biology. Gender is sociology."
  • I'm thinking of Mrs. Frisby
  • Elephants do it too
  • South's most widespread invasive plant
  • People who are not typical
  • Smudging the lines
  • Names Will Never Hurt Me
  • 173
  • Science of names
  • Verb 'to border'
  • Interspecies romance
  • Kind of creature that would break a taxonomist's spirit
  • Talking with non-scientists
  • Magpie issue
  • Stupid hybridization
  • Rite of Passage
  • 184
  • A certain degree of frustration
  • Commercial engine of our culture
  • Where no heads roll
  • State of the Union
  • Not by maturity, but by age
  • Biggest myth about adolescence
  • Considerable upset
  • Thirteenness
  • Right at the edge of the nest
  • An entirely different animal
  • Undiscovered Country
  • 198
  • Most famous speech in English literature
  • Only truly important line
  • 23
  • Iterations of immortality
  • Virginia and Martha
  • Pigeons unknown to science
  • Special Creation
  • Elephant in the room
  • Jeffersonian paleontology
  • Lazarus species
  • They can't all be hiding
  • We're Not Lost
  • 213
  • American pie
  • Hovering right at the brink
  • Deep in the swamp forest
  • "I've never felt any doubt"
  • Bucking consensus
  • Romeo error
  • "It would be insane"
  • Next mass extinction
  • Place where we live
  • Physical and political
  • West-running lines
  • London Company calling
  • Part 1
  • Landless states
  • A house divided
  • "He was James K. Polk, Napoleon of the Stump"
  • Great Compromiser and the other guy
  • Boundary manipulation
  • Drivers Education
  • 59
  • North of Calvander
  • Anticipation
  • It is wrong
  • Space and Time
  • "The map is not the territory"
  • As above, so below
  • Under the sea
  • Ocean views
  • I am a pale shadow
  • Line of descent
  • History's Greatest Monster
  • 53
  • Malapropisms, bowdlerizations, and smoots
  • Very best or the very worst
  • Maps and Legends
  • Spreading santorum
  • A Field Guide to Gerrymanders
  • From the New World
  • A small and niggling sort of shame
  • Starting Lineup
  • 65
  • What it is is football
  • How to get paid to watch sports
  • Interview with the umpire
  • Quantum baseball
  • 11
  • A Platonic ideal
  • A short trip to Cooperstown
  • Framing devices
  • Four Corners Offense
  • 75
  • Salient points
  • Carolina Way
  • Not a debilitating form of insanity
  • Terminators and time zones
  • Uncoordinated Universal Time
  • Retting, scotching, and heckling
  • Saturday forever
  • What questions
  • Lumpers and splitters
  • Rings of Saturn
  • What God Has Put Asunder
  • 89
  • Lord is One
  • Acts of division
  • Longest afternoon of my life
  • Sailing the Sea of Talmud
  • Things get recursive
  • Fishing for capybara
  • I wouldn't think of it
  • Surveying the moral landscape
  • Time of the Season
  • 102
  • Heavenly bodies
  • Errors add up
  • From Hanke to Henry
  • Ithacation
  • You must believe in spring
  • On the border
  • Why migrate?
  • I go north
  • Scary birders
  • "Spring is here"
  • Part 2
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Just Lines on Paper
  • 121
  • Not on the ground
  • Nearly touching the chicken
  • What the South is really like
  • A really stupid question
  • Nothing whatsoever about lines or paper
  • All in the gutter
  • What happens in between
  • This Is So Lame
  • Bricks and Mortar
  • 131
  • A new kind of pain
  • I am not the only one thinking about it
  • "Pixels were the only way I knew the world"
Control code
ocn833301316
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 237 pages
Isbn
9781589880924
Lccn
2014000954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
814.54 C268 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP128.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 833301316
  • (Sirsi) 833301316
  • (OCoLC)833301316
Label
Along those lines : the boundaries that create our world, Peter Cashwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • No supernatural forces
  • Vultures eating obsolete technology
  • Between 1 and 0
  • Spoiled by jagged edges
  • Compressed and rarefied air
  • A much more complex set of skills
  • Exchanging fidelity for convenience
  • Chaotic interactions
  • Rock and a Hard Place
  • 147
  • "The Sound of Difference"
  • Carolinas in my mind
  • An illegitimate reason
  • Scandalized metal fans
  • Surprising contents of Pandora's box
  • Dickie defies corporate policy
  • In search of Beethoven's Third Symphony
  • High-powered consultants
  • Parts Is Parts
  • 157
  • An exercise in double entendre
  • Bikinis and burkas
  • Buck stops here and there
  • A pair of overlapping bell curves
  • "Sex is biology. Gender is sociology."
  • I'm thinking of Mrs. Frisby
  • Elephants do it too
  • South's most widespread invasive plant
  • People who are not typical
  • Smudging the lines
  • Names Will Never Hurt Me
  • 173
  • Science of names
  • Verb 'to border'
  • Interspecies romance
  • Kind of creature that would break a taxonomist's spirit
  • Talking with non-scientists
  • Magpie issue
  • Stupid hybridization
  • Rite of Passage
  • 184
  • A certain degree of frustration
  • Commercial engine of our culture
  • Where no heads roll
  • State of the Union
  • Not by maturity, but by age
  • Biggest myth about adolescence
  • Considerable upset
  • Thirteenness
  • Right at the edge of the nest
  • An entirely different animal
  • Undiscovered Country
  • 198
  • Most famous speech in English literature
  • Only truly important line
  • 23
  • Iterations of immortality
  • Virginia and Martha
  • Pigeons unknown to science
  • Special Creation
  • Elephant in the room
  • Jeffersonian paleontology
  • Lazarus species
  • They can't all be hiding
  • We're Not Lost
  • 213
  • American pie
  • Hovering right at the brink
  • Deep in the swamp forest
  • "I've never felt any doubt"
  • Bucking consensus
  • Romeo error
  • "It would be insane"
  • Next mass extinction
  • Place where we live
  • Physical and political
  • West-running lines
  • London Company calling
  • Part 1
  • Landless states
  • A house divided
  • "He was James K. Polk, Napoleon of the Stump"
  • Great Compromiser and the other guy
  • Boundary manipulation
  • Drivers Education
  • 59
  • North of Calvander
  • Anticipation
  • It is wrong
  • Space and Time
  • "The map is not the territory"
  • As above, so below
  • Under the sea
  • Ocean views
  • I am a pale shadow
  • Line of descent
  • History's Greatest Monster
  • 53
  • Malapropisms, bowdlerizations, and smoots
  • Very best or the very worst
  • Maps and Legends
  • Spreading santorum
  • A Field Guide to Gerrymanders
  • From the New World
  • A small and niggling sort of shame
  • Starting Lineup
  • 65
  • What it is is football
  • How to get paid to watch sports
  • Interview with the umpire
  • Quantum baseball
  • 11
  • A Platonic ideal
  • A short trip to Cooperstown
  • Framing devices
  • Four Corners Offense
  • 75
  • Salient points
  • Carolina Way
  • Not a debilitating form of insanity
  • Terminators and time zones
  • Uncoordinated Universal Time
  • Retting, scotching, and heckling
  • Saturday forever
  • What questions
  • Lumpers and splitters
  • Rings of Saturn
  • What God Has Put Asunder
  • 89
  • Lord is One
  • Acts of division
  • Longest afternoon of my life
  • Sailing the Sea of Talmud
  • Things get recursive
  • Fishing for capybara
  • I wouldn't think of it
  • Surveying the moral landscape
  • Time of the Season
  • 102
  • Heavenly bodies
  • Errors add up
  • From Hanke to Henry
  • Ithacation
  • You must believe in spring
  • On the border
  • Why migrate?
  • I go north
  • Scary birders
  • "Spring is here"
  • Part 2
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Just Lines on Paper
  • 121
  • Not on the ground
  • Nearly touching the chicken
  • What the South is really like
  • A really stupid question
  • Nothing whatsoever about lines or paper
  • All in the gutter
  • What happens in between
  • This Is So Lame
  • Bricks and Mortar
  • 131
  • A new kind of pain
  • I am not the only one thinking about it
  • "Pixels were the only way I knew the world"
Control code
ocn833301316
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 237 pages
Isbn
9781589880924
Lccn
2014000954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
814.54 C268 ; XX-N ; jll ; A13BP128.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 833301316
  • (Sirsi) 833301316
  • (OCoLC)833301316

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