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- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In this remarkable and often dazzling book, Paul Carter explores the conditions for sociability in a globalized future. He argues that we make many assumptions about communication but overlook barriers to understanding between strangers as well as the importance of improvisation in overcoming these obstacles to meeting, offering novel ways of presenting... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book explores the microsensing technologies and systems now available to monitor the quality of air and water within the urban environment and examines their role in the creation of sustainable cities against the background of the challenges posed by rapid urbanization. The opening section addresses the theoretical and conceptual background of... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00
"Mobile Urbanism" provides a unique set of perspectives on the current global-urban condition. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical work, leading geographers reveal that cities are not isolated objects of study; rather, they are dynamic, global-local assemblages of policies, practices, and ideas. The essays in this volume argue for a theorizing... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 15.59
Cover every base with the complete resource for National 4 & 5 Geography!. One of a three-book series, this title offers detailed, comprehensive and rigorous coverage of the human environment elements in National 4 and 5 Geography. · Ensure understanding with end-of-chapter questions for each topic at N4 and N5 levels. · Promote Active Learning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95
The age in which people in the West have treated society and nature as essentially separate matters is at an end. Environmental change and degradation impinge on all our lives, and even our genes are increasingly seen by employers and insurers as commodities. The Natural and the Social draws on insights from across the social sciences to examine... more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 36.99
Crumley has brought together top scholars from across anthropology in a benchmark volume that displays the range of exciting new work on the complex relationship between humans and the environment. Designed for classroom use in and beyond anthropology, this book will be important for all scholars and non-academics interested in the relation between... more...
- Wachholtz Verlag 2015; US$ 5.58
Jeden Tag sieht die Nordsee anders aus. Der Meeresspiegel, der eben noch glatt in der Sonne lag, kann im nächsten Moment vom Sturm aufgepeitscht werden. An vielen Küsten der Nordsee wird zweimal täglich Land zu Meer und Meer zu Land: Das Wattenmeer hat eine auf der Welt einmalige Natur. An kaum einem anderen Ort der Welt wird so viel Biomasse gebildet.... more...
- Birlinn 2014; US$ 13.11
A magnificent combination of political passion, scholarship, literary sensitivity . . . and hopefulness' - Robert Macfarlane 'A wonderful and ambitious book' - Shetland Times Caring for the environment, developing rural communities and ensuring the survival of minority cultures are all laudable objectives, but they can conflict, and nowhere more so... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 266.00
Das Werk von Brigitte Englisch ist eine Mentalitätsgeschichte des frühen und hohen Mittelalters, die kartographische Quellen unter methodisch neuen Aspekten erschließt. Die mittelalterlichen Aussagen zur Erschaffung der Welt lassen keinen Zweifel über Urheber und Gestaltungsprinzip. Die Erschaffung der aus Himmel, Erde und Meeren bestehenden... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 111.95
This text introduces students of human geography to the fundamental concept of place, marrying everyday uses of the term with the complex theoretical debates that have grown up around it. A short introduction to one of the most fundamental concepts in human geography Marries everyday uses of the term "place" with the more complex theoretical... more...