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- Profile 2013; US$ 5.58
England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. In this illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks the very best views from South West England, including Dartmouth, Dartmoor's Haytor, Plymouth Hoe, Tintagel, Bath (Royal Crescent and Prior Park), Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge, Chesil Beach,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 27.40
Hauptbeschreibung "It is one of the most puzzling riddles of antiquity" galt seit 1952 für den Weltatlas des Klaudios Ptolemaios aus dem zweiten Jh. n. Chr. Doch was ist daran so rätselhaft? Die Schrift des großen Mathematikers und Geographen enthielt mutmaßlich keine Landkarten, wohl aber mehrere Tausend Städtenamen mit Angabe ihrer geographischen... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 18.94
Whilst documents and other written material are obvious resources that help shape our view of the past, maps too can say much about a nation's history. This is the first book to take maps seriously as a form of history, from the earliest representations of Scotland by Ptolemy in the second century AD to the most recent form of Scotland's mapping and... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99
Part mad manifesto, part revolutionary love letter, part freight train adventure story? Maps to the Other Side is a self-reflective shattered mirror, a twist on the classic punk rock travel narrative that searches for authenticity and connection in the lives of strangers and the solidarity and limitations of underground community. Beginning at the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 31.00
For many, a map is nothing more than a tool used to determine the location or distribution of something—a country, a city, or a natural resource. But maps reveal much more: to really read a map means to examine what it shows and what it doesn’t, and to ask who made it, why, and for whom. The contributors to this new volume ask these... more...
- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 13.70
Hauptbeschreibung Die Stadt Nürnberg erlebte im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert ein goldenes Zeitalter. Gelehrte, Künstler und Kaufleute zog es in die Stadt, um am kulturellen und geistigen Leben dieses ?Mittelpunktes Europas" teilzuhaben. So wurde Nürnberg auch zum neuen Zentrum für Kartographie und Geographie. Der ?geistige Entdecker Amerikas", Martin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 113.95
Spatial dimensions need to be properly captured if modeling and engineering techniques are to be successfully applied in addressing environmental problems. The links between the geographical information systems (GIS) that capture this data, simulation modeling, and engineering offer tremendous possibilities for building versatile support systems for... more...
Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other Analogous Documents preserved in the Public Record Office XXIVBoydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 340.00
Inquisitions post mortem are the single most important source for the history of medieval English landed society, and are indispensable to social, economic, and political historians of the later middle ages; compiled with the help of jurors from the area, they are a county-by-county record of a deceased individual's land-holdings and associated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 229.95
Natural and human activities change the environment we are living in and consequently impact the quality of life. Analysing these dynamics leads to a better understanding of urban change and facilitates urban development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition. Through the years a variety of challenging research questions... more...