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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00
This is the first English-language atlas to systematically introduce the environment, hazard, vulnerability and risk mapping for 11 natural disasters, i.e. earthquake, volcano, landslide, flood, storm surge, sand-dust storm, tropical cyclone, heat wave, cold wave, drought and wildfire, and risk mapping for multi-hazard disaster in the world. The above... more...
- Pen and Sword 2000; US$ 11.99
This is a unique study of the conflict of 1914-18 on land, sea and in the air, through maps, diagrams and illustrations. Within the scope of some 250 maps, Arthur Banks has presented both broad general surveys of political and military strategy, and the most closely researched details of major individual campaigns and engagements. These are supplemented... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 27.00
Earlier this year, President Obama declared one of his top priorities to be ?making sure that people are able to get enough to eat.? The United States spends about five billion dollars on food aid and related programs each year, but still, both domestically and internationally, millions of people are hungry. In 2006, the Food and Agricultural Organization... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99
The Marshall Islands, named after a British sea captain who explored the group in 1788, are scattered like flung necklaces over about 750,000 square miles of Pacific Ocean. Positioned 2,200 miles southwest of Hawaii, they occupy an area between four and 20 degrees north of the equator. The islands are aligned in two groups. Those to the west are the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
The economic, social and environmental systems of the world remain in turmoil. Recent years have seen possibly irrevocable change in the politics of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. This entirely revised and updated 11 th edition describes the people, factions, and events that have shaped the modern world from the Second World War to the... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 57.23
In der Antike - einer Epoche, in der die meisten Menschen ihren Geburtsort nicht verließen - war der Horizont eng und fremde Regionen furchteinflößend. Es gab nur wenige, sehr einfache technische Hilfsmittel zur Welterkundung. So erstaunt es immer wieder, wie Menschen unter diesen Umständen herausfinden konnten, dass die Erde rund war. Wie konnten... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 39.95
The far side of the Moon was unknown to humanity until the Luna and Lunar Orbiter pictures were returned to Earth. This wonderful book contains beautiful photographs and newly-assembled mosaic images of the far side of the Moon, cleaned up by today?s computer technology. more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 109.00
In 1967, Lunar Orbiter Mission 4 sent back to Earth a superb series of photographs of the surface of the Moon, despite severe degradation caused by scanning artifacts and the reconstruction processes involved in transmission from lunar orbit. Using 21 st century techniques, Charles Byrne ? previously System Engineer of the Apollo Program for Lunar... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This volume completes the International Cartographic Association's trilogy which has been prepared to provide an "Inventory of World Topographic Mapping", and contains specific details relating to the current coverage of states located in Eastern Europe, Asia, Pacific and Antarctica. The geographical positions of countries described are illustrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy... more...