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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
In recent years a spate of books and articles have argued that the world today is so mobile, so interconnected and so integrated that it is, in one prominent assessment, flat. But as Harm de Blij contends in The Power of Place , geography continues to hold billions of people in an unrelenting grip. We are all born into natural and cultural environments... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 54.99
Despite China's obvious and growing importance on the world stage, it is often and easily misunderstood. Indeed, there are many Chinas, as this comprehensive survey of contemporary China vividly illustrates. Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition that offers the only sustained geography of the reform era, this book traces the changes occurring... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 92.95 US$ 80.56
The seventh edition of this classic student text explores the multitude of impacts that humans have had over time upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms and the atmosphere. It also looks into the future and considers the ways in which climate changes and modifications in land cover may change the environment in coming decades. Extensively... more...
- World Bank Publications 2003; US$ 14.99
For decades, the prevailing sentiment was that since geography is unchangeable, there is no reason why public policies should take it into account. In fact, charges that geographic interpretations of development were deterministic, or even racist, made the subject a virtual taboo in academic and policymaking circles alike. Is Geography Destiny? Challenges... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99
Martin Schössler unternimmt eine Neuerschließung des Denkens des französischen Publizisten und Politikers Alexis de Tocqueville. Dessen Interpretation der modernen Demokratie, Über die Demokratiein Amerika, lieferte bereits 1835 eine hellsichtige Vorausschau auf dietief greifenden, oftmals als ambivalent empfundenen Veränderungen derLebenswirklichkeit... more...
- D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 14.99
Who actually controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the trillions of dollars of oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why those of the United States, Russia, Canada, or the Nordic nations? And, in an age of rapid climate change, how do we protect the fragile Arctic environment while seizing the economic... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
This volume traces the complexity of social geography in both its historical and present contexts, whilst challenging readers to reflect critically on the tensions that run through social geographic thought. Organized to provide a new set of conceptual lenses through which social geographies can be discussed Presents an original intervention into... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44
The purpose of this volume is to treat the progress of history, civilization and urban development of China together in order to demonstrate the unique qualities of Chinese civilization. The author uses historical dynasties as the vertical dimension, starting from the pre-urban origin of round-moat village settlements of the Yangzhou Period, until... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Geography is a subject which throughout its history has been dominated by men; men have undertaken the heroic explorations which form the mythology of its foundation, men have written most of its texts and, as many feminist geographers have remarked, men's interests have structured what counts as legitimate geographical knowledge. This book offers... more...