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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

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  • Textures of Placeby Paul C. Adams; Steven Hoelscher; Karen E. Till

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 105.00

    The contributors to this volume?distinguished scholars from geography, art history, philosophy, anthropology, and American and English literature?investigate the ways in which place is embedded in everyday experience, its crucial role in the formation of group and individual identity, and its ability to reflect and reinforce power relations. more...

  • Grasslands of the United States, The: An Environmental Historyby James Sherow; Mark Stoll

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00

    "Treeless, level, and semi-arid." Walter Prescott Webb's famous description of the Great Plains is really only part of their story. From their creation at the end of the Ice Age to the ongoing problems of depopulation, soil erosion, polluted streams, and depleted groundwater aquifers, human interaction with the prairies has often been controversial.... more...

  • Catastrophes In Nature And Societyby Rem G Khlebopros; Victor A Okhonin; Abram I Fet

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 102.00

    Many people are concerned about crises leading to disasters in nature, in social and economic life. The book offers a popular account of the causative mechanisms of critical states and breakdown in a broad range of natural and cultural systems — which obey the same laws — and thus makes the reader aware of the origin of catastrophic events... more...

  • The Cultural Geography Readerby Timothy Oakes; Patricia L. Price

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 68.95

    The Cultural Geography Reader  draws together fifty-two classic and contemporary abridged readings that represent the scope of the discipline and its key concepts. Readings have been selected based on their originality, accessibility and empirical focus, allowing students to grasp the conceptual and theoretical tools of cultural geography through... more...

  • Psychedelic Whiteby Arun Saldanha

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    A rich ethnography, Psychedelic White explains how race plays out in Goa's white counterculture and grapples with how to make sense of racism when it is not supposed to be there. Challenging the prevailing conception of racial difference as a purely social construction and offering insights into the global underground music scene, Psychedelic White... more...

  • The Sacred Balanceby David Suzuki; Amanda McConnell; Adrienne Mason

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 24.50

    This special 10th anniversary edition of the David Suzuki classic, re-examines our place in the natural world in light of sweeping environmental changes and recent advances in scientific knowledge. more...

  • The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: Revised and Updatedby Thom Hartmann

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00

    While everything appears to be collapsing around us -- ecodamage, genetic engineering, virulent diseases, the end of cheap oil, water shortages, global famine, wars -- we can still do something about it and create a world that will work for us and for our children?s children. The inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio?s web movie Global Warning, The Last... more...

  • Practising Human Geographyby Paul J Cloke; Ian Cook; Philip Crang; Mark A Goodwin; Joe Painter; Christopher Philo Philo

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 68.00

    Practising Human Geography is a critical introduction to key issues in the practice of human geography, informed by the question 'how do geographers do research?' In examining those methods and practices that are essential to doing geography, it presents a theoretically-informed discussion of the construction and interpretation of geographical data more...

  • Social Geographiesby Ruth Panelli

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 51.00

    How do we describe ourselves? Where have we, do we, will we, live our lives? Why are the differences between people a source of tension? How can social change occur? Social geography can assist in addressing these questions. It provides ways of understanding and living in our contemporary world. Providing students with the resources to understand... more...

  • Human Geography of the UKby Danny Dorling

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 49.00

    `Using up-to-date data, modern cartographic methods, and an approach that addresses students' everyday lives, Danny Dorling has produced an engaging introduction to the contemporary geography of the UK. It will be the focus of many lively discussions of patterns and trends? - Ron Johnston, School of Geography, University of Bristol Using... more...