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  • The Changing Geography of Asiaby Kathleen M. Baker; Graham P. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    Ranging from the poverty and exploding population of Bangladesh to the dazzling technology and ageing population of Japan, from the two most populous states of India and China to the tiny states of Singapore and the Maldives and to the emptiness of Siberia, Asia contains the greatest diversity of physical environments, cultures and levels of development... more...

  • American Empireby Neil Smith

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 41.95

    An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us "beyond geography." Neil Smith debunks that assumption, offering an incisive argument that American globalism had a distinct geography and was pieced together as part of a powerful... more...

  • Historical GISby Ian N. Gregory; Paul S. Ell

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    Examines the use of GIS in historical research, providing a clear agenda for its development. more...

  • Wicked Riverby Lee Sandlin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    A riveting narrative look at one of the most colorful, dangerous, and peculiar places in America's historical landscape: the strange, wonderful, and mysterious Mississippi River of the 19th century.   Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, Wicked River brings to life a place where river pirates brushed elbows... more...

  • Sailing from Byzantiumby Colin Wells

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    A gripping intellectual adventure story, Sailing from Byzantium sweeps you from the deserts of Arabia to the dark forests of northern Russia, from the colorful towns of Renaissance Italy to the final moments of a millennial city under siege?. Byzantium: the successor of Greece and Rome, this magnificent empire bridged the ancient and modern worlds... more...

  • Geography and Historyby Alan R. H. Baker

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 33.00

    Unique examination of the relations between geography and history. more...

  • Historical Geography: Progress and Prospectby Michael Pacione

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Historical geography has been a major area of activity in recent years. Much of the recent work and research findings have been extremely valuable to historians and archaeologists and as background to the study of contemporary geography. This reissue, first published in 1987, presents an overview of contemporary developments in all the major branches... more...

  • Fortress Kentby Roy Ingleton

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    Since the dawn of civilization, Britain has been menaced by foreign powers and invasive hordes, anxious either to pillage and plunder or to invade and rule over this green and pleasant land. Situated on the extreme southeastern corner of England, the county of Kent is the nearest point to continental Europe, and has so been the targeted landing point... more...

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Ruleby Jane Hathaway; Karl Barbir

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    In this seminal study, Jane Hathaway presents a wide-ranging reassessment of the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen - the first of its kind in over forty years. Challenging outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to the rise of Arab nationalism and Arab nation-states in the nineteenth... more...

  • Britain and Empire, 1880-1945by Dane Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Britain and Empire, 1880-1945 traces the relationship between Britain and its empire during a period when the two spheres intersected with one another to an unprecedented degree. The story starts with the imperial expansion of the late nineteenth century and ends with the Second World War, at the end of which Britain was on the brink of decolonisation.... more...