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- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 35.00
In the Lives of Images, Peter Mason examines four striking case studies involving the production and transmission of visual images of non-European peoples. Beginning with what has been taken to be the earliest three-dimensional European representation of Native Americans, he then focuses on the migration of such images via 16th century Meso-American... more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 49.00
Imagine barnacle geese?creatures that begin life as leaves on a tree growing above water, but turn into small birds as soon as they fall in. Or the Lamb of Tartary that gestates inside a large gourd-like fruit. These are just some of the animal and plant more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management looks at all the key players involved ? be they tourists, host communities or... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00
Peter Mason takes a bold, multidisciplinary approach in this account of the idea of the colossal in culture. He gathers instances of the colossal throughout history?including the obelisks of Egypt, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Roman Colosseum, the heads of the Olmecs, and the stone statues of Easter Island?using historical and archaeological evidence... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2014; US$ 48.00
It provides a discussion of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches, looking at key differences and similarities. A must-have text for all students on how best to conduct research, compile your findings and to present them in the resulting dissertation. more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
Shaft sinking for the extraction of minerals has taken place for centuries. Coal mining has been carried out using various methods of sinking from shallow bell pits to deep shafts. Newcastle and the collieries along the banks of the River Tyen had a tradition of exporting coal to London. Following the invention of steam engines, sinkers were quick... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95
Magazine Law is a comprehensive guide to the law for magazine journalists, editors and managers. Written by a barrister experienced in publishing and copyright law and a former magazine journalist and law lecturer, the book addresses the special needs of the magazine industry and explains the laws that regulate and seek to determine what journalists... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95
1. Introduction: Environmental Physics - Processes and Issues 2. The Human Environment 3. The Built Environment 4. The Urban Environment 5. Energy for Living 6. Revealing the Planet 7. The Sun and the Atmosphere 8. Observing the Earth's Weather and Cloud Physics 9. Global Weather Patterns and Climate 10. Physics and Soils 11. Vegetation Growth and... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2006; US$ 24.95
Peter Singer and Jim Mason take a meal enjoyed by three different families and trace its ingredients back through the production process to see what ethical issues arise. What they discover about food choices and their links to human health, animal suffering and environmental degradation will shock and challenge you. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 183.00
The conviction that Nature was God's second revelation played a crucial role in early modern Dutch culture. This book offers a fascinating account on how Dutch intellectuals contemplated, investigated, represented and collected natural objects, and how the notion of the 'Book of Nature' was transformed. more...