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  • Prisoners of Geographyby Tim Marshall

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 14.99

    All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to follow world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements- but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture. If you've ever wondered why Putin is so obsessed with Crimea, why the USA was destined to become... more...

  • AGILE 2015by Fernando Bacao; Maribel Yasmina Santos; Marco Painho

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 120.91

    This is a book is a collection of articles that will be submitted as full papers to the AGILE annual international conference. These papers go through a rigorous review process and report original and unpublished fundamental scientific research. Those published cover significant research in the domain of geographic information science systems. This... more...

  • In Antarcticaby Jay Ruzesky

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Jay Ruzesky recalls a childhood of snow caves, literary ambitions, and a fascination with polar exploration that was ignited by the genes he shares with famed Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. As a boy, Ruzesky was captivated by Amundsen's diaries: an Antarctic exploration aboard Belgica when Amundsen was a twenty-five-year-old mate bent on earning... more...

  • Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750?1920by Ben Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of European colonialism. more...

  • The Quest for the Northwest Passageby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    These essays trace the history of the British search for the Northwest Passage ? the Arctic sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ? from the early modern era to the start of the nineteenth century. more...

  • Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Centuryby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture. more...

  • Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Pocket Guideby Kenneth Wyatt; Michael Gruber

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2015; US$ 24.95

    This handy pocket guide to essential radio frequency interference (RFI) is a valuable, pocket-sized reference for radio amateurs and others in the radio communication fields. more...

  • The Secret Premier League Diary of a Cardiff City Fanby David Collins; Gareth Bennett; Jason Perry

    The History Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Re-live an almighty season for Cardiff City as the boys take us on a step by step tour of Cardiff City's first ever season in the Premier League. Enjoy Gareth's intricate descriptions of each game and David's nomadic wandering around the message boards and media platforms. Share their hopes, dreams and heartaches as they bring their unique spin on... more...

  • The Silence Callingby Tim Bowden

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 64.88

    The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) from the first day the Australian flag was raised on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island on Boxing Bay 1947 up to the... more...

  • GIS Data Sourcesby Drew Decker

    Wiley 2001; US$ 130.00 US$ 112.67

    Put the world of GIS data resources at your command— GIS users routinely encounter key questions about the data needed for their projects: Where did the data come from? Is this the best data available? How can the data be loaded to make it work? What about creating original data? With a broad range of GIS data options to choose from, knowing... more...