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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

  • Foundations of the Earthby H.H. Shugart

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?? God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,? but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green? creation myth—drives H. H. Shugart?s extraordinary investigation, in which he uses verses from God?s speech to Job to explore the planetary system,... more...

  • On the Other Side of Sorrowby James Hunter

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 13.11

    ‘A magnificent combination of political passion, scholarship, literary sensitivity . . . and hopefulness? – Robert Macfarlane ‘A wonderful and ambitious book? – Shetland Times Caring for the environment, developing rural communities and ensuring the survival of minority cultures are all laudable objectives, but they can conflict, and nowhere more... more...

  • Progress in Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Pacione

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    A substantial proportion of the world?s population now live in towns and cities, so it is not surprising that urban geography has emerged as a major focus for research. This edited collection, first published in 1983, is concerned with the effects on the city of a wide range of economic, social and political processes, including pollution, housing,... more...

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movementsby Laura Westra; Mirian Vilela

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and international law for human rights. It is shown how the... more...

  • Cultivating the Coloniesby Christina Folke Ax; Niels Brimnes; Niklas Thode Jensen; Karen Oslund

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    The essays collected in Cultivating the Colonies demonstrate how the relationship between colonial power and nature revealsthe nature of power. Each essay explores how colonial governments translated ideas about the management of exoticnature and foreign people into practice, and how they literally ?got their hands dirty? in the business of empire.... more...

  • People and Environmentby Gareth Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Society and Exploitation Through Natureby Martin Phillips; Tim Mighall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Society and Exploitation Through Nature offers an integrated approach to the environment, linking the philosophical, social and physical sciences to environmental problems and issues. The text covers three main themes; exploitation of nature and society; the limits of exploitation through sustainability and managing environmental problems. These... more...

  • The Ultimate Prepper's Guideby Jay Cassell

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Ultimate Preppers' Guide is packed with practical approaches, step-by-step instructions, and how-to explanations for disaster and emergency preparation. Knowledge maps, flow charts, and templates provide important information at a glance and walk you through your decisions on personalizing and customizing disaster preparation for you, the family,... more...

  • Mountain Environmentsby Romola Parish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    This book breaks the ground in Geographical texts by transcending a strictly regional or topical focus.  It presents the opportunities and constraints that mountains and their resources offer to local and global populations; the impacts of environmental and economic change, development and globalisation on mountain environments. Part of the Ecogeography... more...

  • The Making of the American Landscapeby Michael P. Conzen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    The only compact yet comprehensive survey of environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the visual character and geographical diversity of the settled American landscape. The book examines the large-scale historical influences that have molded the varied human adaptation of the continent?s physical topography to its needs over more than 500... more...