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  • Gender, Literacy, Curriculumby Australia. Sydney Alison Lee University of Technology

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    naking important links between poststructuralism, feminism and linguistics, this text explores the relationship between school writing and student learning. It shows how critical linguistics and feminist theory can be used to study power and more...

  • Around Cape Hornby Charles Davis

    Down East Books 2004; US$ 13.99

    Charles Davis was one of the world's leading maritime model builders. During the first half of the last century, he was also acclaimed as an artist, historian, and author. This is his recollection of one of his first adventures at sea: sailing out of New York in 1892 on a voyage around Cape Horn, aboard the bark James A. Wright. more...

  • The Makers of Modern Geographyby Robert E. Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This book examines the works of the outstanding makers of modern geography and demonstrates the consistency of idea and purpose in their work. Geography as an explicitly defined field of knowledge is more than two thousand years old, but as a university subject, geography is only 150 years old, and in this period it has developed hugely. This study... more...

  • geography since second world warby Ron Johnston; Paul Claval

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The discipline of geography has undergone much change and growth in recent years. With growth has come diversity. Before 1945 there were differences between countries in the emphases on subject matter and research approach, although these were all related closely to three main ?models? ? French, German and American. Since then, the relative importance... more...

  • Fernes Land, leuchtendes Allby Bernhard Rapp

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.50

    Wer bei Dunkelheit reist, blickt mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit unterwegs irgendwann einmal zu den Sternen hinauf. Zumal dann, wenn die Route fernab der Zivilisation verläuft und der Reisende in der mondlosen Dunkelheit genügend Zeit und Muße für den Blick zum Himmel findet. Fast scheint es, als gehörten das Reisen und der Blick zum nächtlichen Firmament... more...

  • Katastrophen in der Antikeby Holger Sonnabend

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 18.50

    Erdbeben, Vulkanausbrüche, Hungerkatastrophen oder Seuchen - das Leben in der Antike war geprägt von verheerenden Katastrophen jeglicher Art. Diese stellten schon damals existentielle Bedrohungen dar und wurden von den Menschen oft als Strafe der Götter verstanden. Holger Sonnabend liefert mit seinem Buch ein detailliertes Katastrophen-Kompendium mit... more...

  • Seefahrer!by Josef Johannes Schmid

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    Seefahrer ? nach wie vor geht von diesem Wort eine besondere Faszination aus. Das Individuum und das Meer, die Herausforderung und der Kampf, die oftmals romantischen Vorstellungen von Seeschlachten und Entdeckerleben, von Piraten und Meuterern, von heroischen Kapitänen und einsamen Seeleuten, letztlich aber auch die Entdeckung neuer Horizonte sind... more...

  • Historic Maritime Mapsby Donald Wigal

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    In the Middle Ages, navigation relied upon a delicate balance between art and science. Whilst respecting the customs and the precautions of their forbearers, sailors had to count on their knowledge of the stars, the winds, the currents, and even of migratory flights. They also used hand-painted maps, which, although certainly summary, were marvellously... more...

  • Scale in Spatial Information and Analysisby Jingxiong Zhang; Peter Atkinson; Michael Goodchild

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spatial... more...

  • Geographically Weighted Regressionby A. Stewart Fotheringham; Chris Brunsdon; Martin Charlton

    Wiley 2003; US$ 175.95

    Geographical Weighted Regression (GWR) is a new local modelling technique for analysing spatial analysis. This technique allows local as opposed to global models of relationships to be measured and mapped. This is the first and only book on this technique, offering comprehensive coverage on this new 'hot' topic in spatial analysis. * Provides... more...