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  • International Aviation and Terrorismby John Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines terrorism's impact on the international aviation security regime, with a focus on the role of the United States. Tracing the historical development of the international civil aviation system, the volume examines how it has dealt with the evolving security environment caused by international terrorism. It begins by exploring the... more...

  • Handbook of Practical Logic and Automated Reasoningby John Harrison

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 156.00

    A one-stop reference, self-contained, with theoretical topics presented in conjunction with implementations for which code is supplied. more...

  • Robert Owen and the Owenites in Britain and America (Routledge Revivals)by John Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Robert Owen and the Owenites were associated with the rise of an early industrial society in Britain and with the development of an agricultural, frontier society in the United States during the first half of the nineteenth century. This book, originally published in 1969, was the first to use both British and American source material, and tells the... more...

  • Where the Earth Endsby John Harrison

    Parthian Books 2012; US$ 6.99

    John Harrison's great grandfather and grandfather sailed the Horn, in steam and diesel, out of Liverpool. John was the first generation not to sail the Horn or fight a war. Instead, he would go to the end of the world, beyond Patagonia, to Tierra del Fuego, find lost tribes, sail the waters of Coleridge's albatross and sit on Robinson Crusoe's imaginary... more...

  • Cloud Roadby John Harrison

    Parthian Books 2012; US$ 6.99

    In every atlas there is a country missing from the maps of South America: the Andean nation. For five months John Harrison journeys through this secret country, walking alone into remote villages where he is the first gringo the inhabitants have ever seen, and where life continues as if Columbus had never sailed. He lives at over 10,000 feet for most... more...

  • Forgotten Footprintsby John Harrison

    Parthian Books 2012; US$ 13.99

    Forgotten Footprints tells the story of the Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands and the Weddell Sea: the most visited places in Antarctica. In 12 years John Harrison has visited the Antarctic over 40 times, where he works as a guide and lectures on adventure cruise ships. Here he offers a selection of highly readable anecdotal accounts of the... more...

  • 1519: A Journey to the End of Timeby John Harrison

    Parthian Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    When Hernán Cortés met the Mayans, Aztecs and other cultures of the gulf coast of Mexico in 1519, it was the first extended contact between the peoples of continental America and Europe. The Spanish found cities larger and better run than any in Europe, and pyramids greater than Egypt's. The Aztecs believed time was running down and they lived in the... more...

  • Up the Creekby John Harrison

    Bradt Travel Guides Limited 2012; US$ 16.99

    Up the Creek - Holiday reads and travel literature describing John Harrison's Amazon adventure, canoeing up a remote tributary to Brazil's Jari River. The book follows the author's desire to reach the upper limits of the Jari and across the border to French Guiana, describing Amazonian wildlife, bouts of sickness and unexpected encounters. more...

  • Into The Amazonby John Harrison

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2011; US$ 9.99

    The last time John Harrison ventured into the jungle a member of his group died. This time he brought his wife. The Tumucumaque Hills on Brazil?s northern frontier are one of the few remaining unexplored regions on earth. Back in 1950, a young French explorer set off into the deepest jungle of that region and was never seen again. Inspired by that... more...

  • Off the Mapby John Harrison

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2001; US$ 5.99

    Until recent aerial surveys, the Guiana Highlands bordering Brazil were one of the few remaining unknown regions on Earth and were believed to house El Dorado and the fabled tribe of Amazon warrior women. The barrier of rapids pouring from the mountain has kept it almost unexplored. In 1950, Raymond Maufrais, a young French explorer, set off into... more...