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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
David Dowling explores the economics of professional authorship - the contiguity between business practice and aesthetic principle - in the most significant literary circles of the American nineteenth century. This comprehensive study ranges from Irving's Knickerbockers, Emerson's Transcendentalists, and Garrison's abolitionists to the popular serial... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 29.95
In the 1840s and 1850s, as the market revolution swept the United States, the world of literature confronted for the first time the gaudy glare of commercial culture. Amid growing technological sophistication and growing artistic rejection of the soullessness of materialism, authorship passed from an era of patronage and entered the clamoring free... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 24.95
The twenty-five-hour nonstop reading of Melville?s titanic epic has inspired this fresh look at Moby-Dick in light of its most devoted followers at the moment of their high holy day, January 3, 2009. With some trepidation, Dowling joined the ranks of the Melvillians, among the world?s most obsessive literary aficionados, to participate in the event... more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 22.95
In Literary Partnerships and the Marketplace, David Dowling examines an often overlooked aspect of the history of publishing?relationships, both of a business and a personal nature. The book focuses on a variety of intriguing duos of the nineteenth century, as it explores the economics of literary partnership in a typology of author/publisher, student/mentor,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 80.00
Geotourism is tourism surroounding geological attractions and destinations. This unique text uses a wealth of case studies to discuss the issues involved in the management and care of such attractions, covering topics such as sustainability, impacts and environmental issues. Geotourism: Sustainability, impacts and management leads the reader logically... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2010; US$ 88.00
Geotourism: the tourism of geology and landscape is a compilation of first class international research which provides insight into the many facets of this emerging subject, and comprehensively explores the nexus between landscape, geological phenomena and tourism. more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2010; US$ 56.00
An outstanding collection of international case studies that provide insight into and suggest best practice for issues such as conservation, risk management, education, marketing, interpretation and technology of actual and developing geotourism sites. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95
This research book is a landmark contribution to the rapidly growing field of wildlife tourism, especially in regard to its underpinning foundations of science and conservation. Written by a number of environmental and biological scientists it explains the synergy between wildlife and tourism by drawing on their global experiences. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 216.66
In recent years a boom can be seen in the literature dealing with phytoremediation. This Volume contains detailed explanation of the basic methods where plants are exploited in environmental remediation. The chapters represent an excellent description of the hottest topics in the field of phyto- and rhizoremediation. The first part of Volume 9 will... more...