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  • The Spatial Factor in African Historyby Allen M. Howard; Richard M. Shain

    BRILL 2004; US$ 81.00

    In this collection authors apply spatial analysis to case studies of social, economic, and political dynamics in West, Central, and East Africa during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Also included is a lengthy essay re-interpreting tropical Africa, 1800-1930, using spatial theory. more...

  • Canada and Arctic North Americaby Mark R. Stoll

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00

    This comprehensive treatment of the environmental history of northern North America offers a compelling account of the complex encounters of people, technology, culture, and ecology that shaped modern-day Canada and Alaska. Climate change, logging, drilling, prospecting, and hunting. more...

  • Southeast Asiaby Ooi Keat Gin

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00

    An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region. Colonial playground ... hotbed of communism ... exotic tourist destination ... nexus of terrorism and the drug trade. more...

  • Cultures of Contamination, Volume 14by Michael Edelstein; Maria Tysiachniouk; Lyudmila V. Smirnova

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    This volume ponders the cultures that generated the bulk of our global contamination legacy. Insight is sought into its creation and an understanding of differences in how it is being addressed. Hopefully the illumination of the problem will contribute to a better understanding of the constraining conditions and will help guide us in meeting the twin... more...

  • The Archaeology of Islandsby Paul Rainbird

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    A new perspective on the characterization of islands as distinct physical and social entities. more...

  • Psychedelic Whiteby Arun Saldanha

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 60.00

    A rich ethnography, Psychedelic White explains how race plays out in Goa's white counterculture and grapples with how to make sense of racism when it is not supposed to be there. Challenging the prevailing conception of racial difference as a purely social construction and offering insights into the global underground music scene, Psychedelic White... more...

  • Asia, America, and the Transformation of Geopoliticsby William H. Overholt

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    A provocative account of the state of Asian geopolitics and US foreign policy in Asia. more...

  • Cultural Landscapesby Richard Longstreth; Susan Calafate Boyle

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    Preservation has traditionally focused on saving prominent buildings of historical or architectural significance. Preserving cultural landscapes—the combined fabric of the natural and man-made environments—is a relatively new and often misunderstood idea among preservationists, but it is of increasing importance. The essays collected in this... more...

  • Demands of Expanding Populations and Development Planningby Frederic R. Siegel

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    The world's ever increasing population is suffering from bad air, unsafe water and insufficient nutrition. This is often the result of chemical contamination of the atmosphere, hydrosphere and soils by human activities. This book discusses growing populations emphasizing both regional and national situations, the effects of chemical contamination... more...

  • Cities of Whitenessby Wendy S. Shaw

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.95

    “ Cities of Whiteness is an important contribution to our understanding of how race works in the postmodern city. It shows in clear and convincing detail how whiteness is bound up with property, heritage and fear.” –Alastair Bonnett, Newcastle University “Wendy S. Shaw writes with passion, with political commitment,... more...