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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 169.00
Aims to summarize the geology of Africa by presenting it in an atlas and to synthesize the stratigraphy, tectonics, economic geology, geohazards and geosites of each country and territory of the continent. The digitized geological maps are correlated according to the stratigraphic timetable. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 75.00
This atlas graphically illuminates the region's history tracing back to the 8th-7th century B.C. From the spread of Islam to the invasion of the Mongols, the area has been at the crossroads of some of the world's most important developments, all succinctly explained in this book. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Engaging closely with the work of Richard Francis Burton--the iconic nineteenth century imperial spy, explorer and translator--this book sheds new light on the White Man?s ?imperial fantasies? and the ways in which metropolitan discourses drew upon and reinforced an intimate connection between fantasy and power in the space of Empire. more...
- Policy Press 2004; US$ 55.00
People and places: A 2001 Census atlas of the UK provides an at-a-glance guide to social change in the UK at the start of the new millennium. It is the first comprehensive analysis of the 2001 Census and offers unique comparisons with the findings of the previous Census a decade ago. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book investigates the operations of memory over time through three case studies: the famous anthology by Richard Hakluyt memorializing the feats of Elizabethan voyagers, the eccentric autobiography of Captain John Smith, and the little known history of early modern Newfoundland. more...
- Menasha Ridge Press 2010; US$ 8.95
In the best adventures, the intrepid explorer returns home to banner headlines and a hero?s welcome?but what of the men and women who don?t return home? This collection proves their stories are just as compelling. From the disappearance in Utah of cowboy roamer Everett Ruess to the loss of billionaire explorer Michael Rockefeller in the wilds of... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 11.65
The great explorers were the celebrities of their day -- the romance and danger of their daring expeditions captured the public imagination and the world's headlines to an extraordinary degree. Not all of them lived to tell the tale, of course, but those who emerged triumphant from jungle, desert or polar wasteland were hailed as if returning from... more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
From the first people to leave Africa to the first to leave the planet, the urge to explore the unknown has driven human progress. Explorers tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known. Throughout history, exploration has arisen from a wide range of impulses, from... more...