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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 495.00
This second edition of the 1990 Library Journal "Best Reference" book, four years in the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the first edition's entries to 30,000, covering geographical features, historical events, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, scientific... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 14.99
This is a fresh, accessible guide to eating and drinking in Melbourne. With sections on high quality restaurants, cheap and cheerful restaurants, and the bars of the moment, this guide is a comprehensive compendium of the best places to go, on any budget, in Melbourne. Characterised by a fresh and breezy style, it evokes the ambience and atmosphere... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 17.99
Why do we find polar bears only in the Arctic and penguins only in the Antarctic? Why do oceanic islands often have many types of birds but no large native mammals? As Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace travelled across distant lands studying the wildlife they both noticed that the distribution of plants and animals formed striking patterns -... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
This collection presents major portions of a Berlin conference on ancient geography. The volume is devoted to questions about the shape and size of the Greco-Roman Oecumene, including its boundaries and internal structure. Building upon on analysis of different literary genres, the articles contained in this volume help to unite dispersed and fragmentary... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81
Dr David Lewis tells of his latest expedition in which he sailed to Antarctica in the winter to be intentionally icebound. Much more than a sailor's tale of a voyage of exploration, it is a revelation of the human spirit under duress. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 43.13
Hauptbeschreibung Die "Geographie" des Klaudios Ptolemaios ist eines der bedeutendsten Werke der antiken Wissenschaft. Sie enthält einen Katalog mit über 6300 Ortsangaben zu Städten, Siedlungen, Bergen, Gewässern und Inseln. Allerdings entziehen sich diese Verortungen aufgrund ihrer Fehlerhaftigkeit einer direkten Verwendung. Durch interdisziplinäre... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99
Since the first British, American, and Russian ships sighted the Antarctic coastline in 1820, the frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history: the exploration, scientific investigation, and geopolitics of the continent,... more...
- Ecademy Press Ltd 2011; US$ 14.99
This is the story of an adventurer, Michael Callender, who is of Scots/Irish descent and who lived for 40 years in the Rebooklic of South Africa. His title is an apt description of an extraordinary land that is made up of a brilliant scenery, charismatic peoples, and an inheritance of savagery. The leopard is a creation of beauty, razor wire a symbol... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 64.88
The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) from the first day the Australian flag was raised on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island on Boxing Bay 1947 up to the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00
Strabo of Amasia's Geography observes the world of the Augustan period. This volume explores a wide range of questions addressed in the Geography and offers different approaches for their study. Written by an international team of scholars, it is essential reading for students of ancient history and ancient geography. more...