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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three key areas of tourism: impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This book looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers... more...
- 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... 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...
- 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...
- Random House 2011; US$ 11.63
Written with investigative vigour, provocative and controversial but always accessible, Eating is a hard-hitting exploration of our eating habits, making us look at what we eat as a moral issue. Organic foods are the fastest growing section of the food industry, and it is estimated that vegans are now almost as common as vegetarians.... more...