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Author: Christian Frederick Post
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: allegheny, country, march, september, mission, diplomatic, forbidden, path, chronicles, journey
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0871698927
ISBN-13: 9780871698926

This vol. draws together records documenting a little known diplomatic effort to establish peace along the war-torn Appalachian frontier during the spring, summer, & fall of 1760. Assembled here is a representative sample of the council minutes, speeches, letters of correspondence, warrants, inventories, passports, journals, diaries, & other types of records documenting a frontier diplomatic mission of the period. These records reveal something of the range & diversity of documentary materials available to scholars interested in reconstructing diplomatic events along a distant frontier during

Author: Paul A. W. Wallace
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: pennsylvania, boone, daniel
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422314979
ISBN-13: 9781422314975

Americażs wilderness was opened to permanent settlement by such wayfarers as the inveterate frontiersman Daniel Boone (DB). As the pioneers pushed against the frontier & across the continent, Booneżs wandering spirit was there. His intrepid spirit was the mark of American resourcefulness & determination, & it is not surprising that the memory of the frontier experience has been burned into the national consciousness. DB was born in PA & there he grew up. A portion of the farm on which he lived & the ancient house that is part of it are preserved as the DB Homestead in Berks County. This docu

Author: World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: financial, experience, intermediaries, frontier, countries, ifc, evaluation, small, micro, medium, enterprises, independent, financing
Number of Pages: 135
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 0821374176
ISBN-13: 9780821374177

This evaluation assesses the strategies, investment projects, and technical assistance operations of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) from Fiscal Year 1994 - Fiscal Year 2005 to support micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) in frontier countries (i.e., low income or high risk countries). The confluence of two IFC strategic priorities - support for MSMEs and support for enterprises in frontier countries - serves as the point of departure of the evaluation.This timely report will find widespread interest among economic development practitioners in finding sustainable busine

Author: Julian Newman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: massive, timber, theft, china, papua, frontier, illegal, logging, last
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2008-05
ISBN-10: 1437900372
ISBN-13: 9781437900378

Asia has already lost 95% of its frontier forests. Most of what remains is confined to the Indonesian archipelago -- & the province of Papua in Indonesia is home to the largest tract. This report exposes how these last precious forests are being illegally felled & sold off wholesale to China, which is now the largest consumer of stolen timber in the world. Contents: Introduction; Illegal Logging Crisis; Illegal Logging in Papua Province; International Timber Smuggling Syndicates; China -- The Giant Awakens; & Recommendations. Illustrations.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: spr, frontier
Number of Pages: 64
ISBN-10: 1428994491
ISBN-13: 9781428994492

Author: Robert Devlin
Publisher: BID-INTAL
Keywords: development, financing, frontier, new, banks, regionalism, regional
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 950738135X
ISBN-13: 9789507381355

Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: commodity, assets, portfolios, internatonal, frontier, efficient
Number of Pages: 35
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