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- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00
An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region. Colonial playground ... hotbed of communism ... exotic tourist destination ... nexus of terrorism and the drug trade. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 117.99
This volume ponders the cultures that generated the bulk of our global contamination legacy. Insight is sought into its creation and an understanding of differences in how it is being addressed. Hopefully the illumination of the problem will contribute to a better understanding of the constraining conditions and will help guide us in meeting the twin... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 102.00 US$ 92.82
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00
Preservation has traditionally focused on saving prominent buildings of historical or architectural significance. Preserving cultural landscapesthe combined fabric of the natural and man-made environmentsis a relatively new and often misunderstood idea among preservationists, but it is of increasing importance. The essays collected in this... more...