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- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 7.99
The Worst Journey in the World is the autobiographical account of a disastrous Antarctic expedition by one of its survivors. Cherry-Garrard's account of the expedition is held in high regard, because of his frank, unflinching discussion of the horrors and trials he survived for such perhaps arbitrary goals. more...
- The Floating Press 1919; US$ 7.99
When Sir Henry Ernest Shackleton was beaten to the South Pole in 1912, he decided to trek across the continent via the pole instead. Before his ship even reached the continent it was crushed in pack ice. Shackleton managed to bring his entire team home by his masterful leadership through a series of incredible events. He has become a cult figure and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 99.00
Ellen Semple?s 'Influences of Geographic Environment' (1911) - a treatise on what would later be called environmental determinism - coincided with the emergence of geography as an independent academic discipline in North America and Britain. Highly controversial and written by one of America?s first female professional geographers, it was considered... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 74.99
For anyone interested in recent American research on climate, cities, Geographical Information Systems, Latin America, or any of the other subfields in geography, this volume provides representative accounts of American geographers' contributions in 47 specialty areas. This wide range of specialties comprises both a comprehensive reference and... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
Bernhard Varenius' books influenced the history of science in such a way that Isaac Newton, Alexander von Humboldt and Tsar Peter the Great all referred to him. Varenius wrote the first comprehensive description of Japan ("Descriptio regni Japoniae," 1649) from a European perspective, exclusively based on a diversity of sources. But the... more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
Origin of subject is concerned with the History and Philosophy of Geography and is designed to introduce students to key debates, both past and present, on the Nature and scope of geography as an Academic discipline. It therefore sets out an essential Context for understanding contemporary Research in human and Physical geography. The early Origins... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 36.00
La fonte accélérée de la banquise dans lArctique laisse entrevoir la possibilité de maintenir des passages maritimes libres de glace sur des périodes de plusieurs mois, ce qui permettrait lexploitation des ressourcesnaturelles de ce territoire. Louvrage se penche sur les enjeux et les rivalités associés... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 19.95
Hundreds of people move to Australias bush capital each year to take on newjobs or to enjoy a lifestyle change. Explore Australia now offers a new stateHoliday guide dedicated to travel experiences in and around the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Available in a small format with a practical flexi-bound cover, this... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
These five state guides are part of Explore Australia's popular Holiday' guide series for those who are only planning to travel in one state or territory. Based on the bestseller Explore Australia, each guide includes a capital city section, overviews of all regions and an A-Z listing of all major towns. As well as including everything... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
Following the completely revised and updated edition of Explore Australia 2010, comes Explore Australias new range of state guides. Holiday in Victoria is now available in a smaller format with a practical flexi-bind cover. Each guide includes the capital city, holiday regions, an AZlisting of all major towns and a complete road atlas.... more...