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- Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 29.67
Seit ihren Anfängen war die städtebauliche Planung auf Wachstum angelegt. Dieses Wachstum wird es nicht mehr geben. Wie die Bundesrepublik insgesamt werden auch die Städte zunehmend an Bevölkerung verlieren. Leerstände, Baulücken, größere Brachen werden tief in das bestehende Stadtgefüge eingreifen. Die Städte müssen in der Tat "umgebaut"... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 127.37
This book presents cognitive and linguistic aspects of geographic space . It assesses the achievements of research in this field in the last twenty years and charts an interdisciplinary research agenda for the future. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
Bitter cold and constant snow. Polar bears, seals, and killer whales. Victor Frankenstein chasing his monstrous creation across icy terrain in a dogsled. The arctic calls to mind a myriad different images. Consisting of the Arctic Ocean and parts of Canada, the United States, Russia, Greenland, Finland, Norway and Sweden, the arctic possesses a unique... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 14.63
A genius at publicity before the term existed, Jane Franklin was a celebrity in the mid-19th century. This is her remarkable life, including her extensive travels, her years in Tasmania as the governor's wife, and her very public battle to save her husband, the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, from accusations of cannibalism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
How up-to-date is your geographical thought? Are parts of your curriculum becoming tired and out-dated? Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum will help training and practising secondary school teachers understand how to evaluate and refresh their curriculum in order to ensure that what they teach is relevant, topical and... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 169.84
This volume collects the 23 best full papers presented during the 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, held May 2013 in Leuven, Belgium. It especially focuses on GI applications in the European policy context. more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 29.99
In the age of adventure, when dirigibles coasted through the air and vast swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by man, one pack of relentless explorers competed in the race of a lifetime: to be the first aviator to fly over the North Pole. What inspired their dangerous fascination? For some, it was the romantic theory about a lost world,?... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 76.00 US$ 65.87
This book addresses the field of geographic information extraction and retrieval from textual documents. Geographic information retrieval is a rapidly emerging subject, a trend fostered by the growing power of the Internet and the emerging possibilities of data dissemination. After positioning his work in this field in Chapter 1, the author makes... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 48.99
Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in the way citizens of these same societies perceive and constitute themselves as a public. This volume advances this inquiry, making extensive use... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 8.99
According to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the men who went to Antarctica with Captain Scott, 'Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time that has ever been devised. ' Despite this there has never been a shortage of volunteers willing to endure the bad times in pursuit of the glory that polar exploration sometimes... more...