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  • At the Point of a Cutlassby Gregory N. Flemming

    ForeEdge an Imprint of University Press of New England 2014; US$ 26.99

    The astonishing true story of a young sailor's ordeal during the golden age of piracy 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...

  • 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...

  • Gender Literacy & Curriculumby Alison Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Psychoanalytic Geographiesby Paul Kingsbury; Steve Pile

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95

    Psychoanalytic Geographies is a unique, path-breaking volume and a core text for anyone seeking to grasp how psychoanalysis helps us understand fundamental geographical questions, and how geographical understandings can offer new ways of thinking psychoanalytically. Elaborating on a variety of psychoanalytic approaches that embrace geographical imaginations... 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...

  • Geopolitics and Security in the Arcticby Rolf Tamnes; Kristine Offerdal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic. The key aim of the work is to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic and to reach beyond simple description and expectation in order... more...

  • Seefahrer!by Josef Johannes Schmid

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 22.34

    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 Kapitšnen und einsamen Seeleuten, letztlich aber auch die Entdeckung neuer Horizonte sind... more...

  • Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourismby Jennifer Laing; Warwick Frost

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel ? based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change ? is a major trend in future tourism. In particular, it analyses how romanticised myths of explorers form a foundation for how modern day tourists view travel and themselves.... more...