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  • The Diaries of Frank Hurley 1912-1941by Robert Dixon; Christopher Lee

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This is the first illustrated edition of the diaries kept by Australian-born photographer and film maker Frank Hurley about his work on the Mawson and Shackleton Antarctic Expeditions, his two expeditions to Papua in the 1920s, and his experiences during the First and Second World Wars. more...

  • Advanced Geo-Simulation Modelsby Danielle J. Marceau; Itzhak Benenson

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 51.00

    Geosimulation has recently emerged at the intersection of Geographic Information Science, Complex Systems Theory and Computer Science. Geosimulation aims at understanding the dynamics of complex human-driven spatial systems through the use of spatially explicit computer simulation. The approaches and tools for validating Geosimulation models are especially... more...

  • Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGISby Michael D. Kennedy; Jack Dangermond; Michael F. Goodchild

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    An integrated approach that combines essential GIS background with a practical workbook on applying the principles in ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1 Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGIS integrates a broad introduction to GIS with a software-specific workbook for Esri's ArcGIS. Where most courses make do using two separate texts, one covering... more...

  • Vermessung der Oikumeneby Klaus Geus; Michael Rathmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This collection presents major portions of a Berlin conference on ancient geography. The volume is devoted to questions about the shape and size of the Greco-Roman Oecumene, including its boundaries and internal structure. Building upon on analysis of different literary genres, the articles contained in this volume help to unite dispersed... more...

  • Race to the Polar Seaby Ken McGoogan

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 26.99

    Elisha Kent Kane, scion of a wealthy and influential Philadelphia family, became a legend of 19th-century America. Before he was 30, he had descended into a volcano in the Philippines, infiltrated a company of slave traders in West Africa and narrowly survived hand-to-hand combat in the Sierra Madre while carrying a secret message from the president... more...

  • Icebound in Antarcticaby David Lewis; Mimi George

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    Dr David Lewis tells of his latest expedition in which he sailed to Antarctica in the winter to be intentionally icebound. Much more than a sailor's tale of a voyage of exploration, it is a revelation of the human spirit under duress. more...

  • Theoretische Geographieby Heike Egner; Hans-Dieter Haas

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 183.11

    Wissenschaftliches geographisches Arbeiten ist ohne Theorien nicht möglich ? weder in der Human- noch in der Physiogeographie. Mit diesem Buch legt Heike Egner nun eine gut verständliche Einführung in diese Thematik mit einer Vielzahl von Beispielen aus den Sozial- und Naturwissenschaften vor. Der Band wendet sich explizit an die gesamte Geographie... more...

  • Mit Kurs auf Thuleby Kirsten A. Seaver

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 20.98

    "Gott schütze uns vor dem Zorn der Nordmänner!" war im Mittelalter ein verbreitetes Stoßgebet gegen die Schrecken der Meere. Vergleichsweise friedlich segelten andere Wikinger wie Leif Erikson in wagemutigen Expeditionen bis nach Amerika. Leif Erikson hat es vorgemacht, Kolumbus hat es nachgemacht - auch wenn der Genueser das damals nicht... more...

  • GCSE Geography for WJEC A Coreby Andy Owen; Colin Lancaster; Jo Pritchard

    Hodder Education 2009; US$ 11.18

    This GCSE title for WJEC Geography Specification A covers the core human and physical geography content required and is for use alongside the Options book. more...

  • Juden im Sport während des Nationalsozialismusby Lorenz Peiffer; Henry Wahlig

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 26.71

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Geschichtswissenschaft hat das Engagement von Juden in Turn- und Sportvereinen vor und während des Nationalsozialismus bislang fast vollständig vernachlässigt. Die Autoren erfassen erstmals die sportlichen Aktivitäten jüdischer Sportlerinnen und Sportler in einem größeren regionalen Rahmen. Mehr als 40 Lokalstudien auf dem Gebiet... more...