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- F+W Media 2014; US$ 17.99
Outfit a Disaster-Escape Vehicle! If an unexpected disaster forces you to suddenly evacuate from your home, is your vehicle equipped to drive you to safety? It will be if you follow the advice in this book. Build the Perfect Bug Out Vehicle shows you how to outfit any vehicle with equipment and survival gear that will help you quickly drive... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project: An Archaeological Study of Cultural Adaptations in the Southern Prairie Peninsula provides an overview of the Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project, formed in May 1977 as an interdisciplinary, regional archaeology program to investigate human adaptations on the southern fringes of the mid-continental Prairie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' ?... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 27.95
In the urgently expanding field of environmental history, two trends are emerging. Research has internationalized, crossing political and historical borders. And urban spaces are increasingly seen as part of, not apart from, the global environment. In this book, Jeffry Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey have gathered much of the important work pushing the... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 19.12
Hauptbeschreibung The United Nations Security Council unanimously expressed concern about the possible impacts of climate change on peace and security in its session of 20 July 2011. The open debate with a record participation of UN member states clearly underlined the need for climate protection and early action to reduce the security implications... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 140.00
Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 198. Climates, Landscapes, and Civilizations brings together a collection of studies on the history of complex interrelationships between humans and their environment by integrating Earth science with archeology and anthropology. At a time when climate... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99
James G. Carrier and his group of international researchers tackle the complex factors affecting people's understandings of their environment?not just the natural environment, but landscapes shaped by humans, and the social and cultural contexts. The authors consider the impact of local events with detailed analyses, but also evaluate the political-economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic multifaceted approach to conservation. It builds on the premise... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 23.14
Menschen des späten Mittelalters, die sonst in keiner historischen Quelle zu Worte kämen, erzählen ihre kleinen Schicksale. Sie schreiben an den Papst und bitten um Absolution: Da geht es um Liebe und Tod, Krieg und Pest, Condottieri und Piraten, Pilgerfahrten und Hexenritte. Der große Mediävist Arnold Esch hat diese Stücke zu einem hinreißenden Buch... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 59.99
Die vorliegende Arbeit befasst sich mit dem Macht- und Distinktionsvermittelten Verhältnis der Gesellschaft zu Landschaften. Landschaften werden dabei in erster Linie nicht als physisch gegeben betrachtet, sondern als sozial konstruiert und in den physischen Raum projiziert. Dabei wird die Frage behandelt, mit welchen Macht- und Distinktionsmechanismen... more...