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  • Europa in der Geographie des Ptolemaiosby Andreas Kleineberg; Christian Marx; Dieter Lelgemann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 114.48

    Die »Geographie« des Klaudios Ptolemaios ist eines der bedeutendsten Werke der antiken Wissenschaft. Sie enthält einen Katalog mit über 6300 Ortsangaben zu Städten, Siedlungen, Bergen, Gewässern und Inseln, die sich aber wegen ihrer Fehlerhaftigkeit einer direkten Verwendung entziehen. Durch Zusammenarbeit von Mathematikern, Geodäten, Geographen und... more...

  • Stadtlichtungenby Undine Giseke; Erika Spiegel

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 39.49

    Am Bevölkerungsrückgang in Deutschland besteht kein Zweifel. Leerstände, Baulücken, größere Brachen werden tief in das bestehende Stadtgefüge eingreifen. Die Städte müssen «umgebaut» werden ? aber wie? Namhafte Fachleute aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen untersuchen die Rahmenbedingungen, die in Zukunft die Stadtentwicklung prägen werden. more...

  • Antarcticaby David Day

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99

    Since the first British, American, and Russian ships sighted the Antarctic coastline in 1820, the frozen continent has captured the world's imagination. David Day's biography of Antarctica describes in fascinating detail every aspect of this vast land's history: the exploration, scientific investigation, and geopolitics of the continent,... more...

  • Geoinformatikby Manfred Ehlers; Bernd Cyffka; Jochen Schiewe; Jürgen Schmude

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 183.11

    Geoinformatik beschäftigt sich mit dem Wesen und der Funktion geographisch-raumbezogener Information (Geoinformation) und ihrer Bereitstellung in Form von Geodaten. Unterschiedliche Disziplinen benötigen Geoinformationen, um bestimmte Fragestellungen bearbeiten zu können, und Geodaten sind eine wichtige Grundlage für raumbezogene Entscheidungsprozesse.... more...

  • Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Spaceby David M Mark

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • A History of the Arcticby John McCannon

    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...

  • The Ambitions of Jane Franklinby Alison Alexander

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 22.72

    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...

  • The Map of Africa by Treatyby Sir E. Hertslet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1895, this is a guide to the stages and bargains by which the present African frontiers have been created. more...

  • Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculumby Charles Rawding

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Farthest Northby Fridtjof Nansen

    Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 17.95

    "If Outside magazine had been around during the first turn of the century, Fridtjof Nansen would have been its No. 1 cover boy."—The Chicago Sun-Times In September of 1893, Norwegian zoologist Fridtjof Nansen and crew manned the schooner Fram, intending to drift, frozen in the Arctic pack-ice, to the North Pole. When it became clear that they... more...