By V. S. Naipaul
Within the culture of political and cultural revelation V.S. Naipaul so brilliantly made his personal in Among the Believers, A flip within the South, his first publication concerning the usa, is a revealing, hectic, elegiac ebook concerning the American South—from Atlanta to Charleston, Tallahassee to Tuskegee, Nashville to Chapel Hill.
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You might behold the chamois gracefully bounding up alpine trees or watch a golden eagle in circling flight above. ) wingspan may intimidate even the most seasoned hiker. A hiker might even be befriended by a marmot or an alpine chough basking in a sunny meadow. The hill country and lower mountain ranges are often home to badgers, martens, and hares. Hedgehogs are rare, one of the endangered species of rodents. Ornithologists have a field day in the Alps. ) downstream. Storks, marsh warblers, gray geese, spoonbills, and terns can also be spotted or a diving blue kingfisher, particularly its extended underwater search for insects below ripples of streams and rivers.
Other animals are endangered, including wildcats, susliks, certain nesting birds, toads, and fish. An effort to reintroduce over-hunted species has been successful on the whole. Brown bears have been sighted in recent years, along with migrating elk. Although wolves were killed off by ranchers in the 1950s, the deer and stag population has flourished, so that hunting is again necessary to keep the natural balance. Other species continue to thrive in the alpine environment, and unobtrusive hikers will find the Alps teeming with creatures.
Coupled with the reparations and the massive loss of manpower and resources in a war where 80% of the Austrian army had died, Vienna soon found itself on the brink of starvation. Against staggering odds, the new government—assisted by a massive loan in 1922 from the League of Nations—managed to stabilize the currency while Austrian industrialists hammered out new sources of raw materials. A democratic socialist “Red Vienna” also undertook pioneering experiments in public works and high-quality public housing that characterize Viennese life to this day.