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  • Gendering Border Studiesby Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...

  • An Environmental History of the Middle Agesby John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The Middle Ages was a critical and formative time for Western approaches to our natural surroundings.? An Environmental History of the Middle Ages is a unique and unprecedented cultural survey of attitudes towards the environment during this period. Exploring the entire medieval period from 500 to 1500, and ranging across the whole of Europe,... more...

  • A Year in Palm Beachby Pamela Acheson; Richard B. Myers

    Two Thousand Three Associates 2011; US$ 12.99

    The adventures during a couple?s year of renting a cottage in Palm Beach are recounted in this memoir that reveals the unexpected side of living in an exclusive island town. The day they arrive, they are greeted by the police and at the end of their stay they are treated by paramedics—even in the time between, surprises abound around all corners.... more...

  • Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerabilityby Tamer Afifi; Jill Jager

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book examines the linkages between environmental change and forced migration. This has been a headline topic during the past few years with predictions of 'millions of refugees'. It presents case studies from across the world of responses to climate change as well as other environmental changes and examines the role that environmental... more...

  • The Conservation of Cultural Landscapesby M. Agnoletti

    CABI 2006; US$ 130.00

    The conservation and management of cultural landscapes, interpreted as the result of the interrelationships among economic, social and environmental factors through time and space, emerges as essential components in the definition and application of a modern approach to sustainable development. more...

  • Italian Historical Rural Landscapesby Mauro Agnoletti

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Sustainable development and rural policies have pursued strategies where farming has been often regarded as a factor deteriorating the ecosystem. But the current economic, social and environmental problems of the Earth probably call for examples of a positive integration between human society and nature. This research work presents more than a hundred... more...

  • Survive!by Jerry Ahern

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.99

    Don't Be a Statistic. Be a Survivor! Floods, hurricanes, blackouts, swine flu, terrorist attacks--it's all part of life in the twenty-first century. But you don't have to sit back and watch your family become just another disaster statistic. You can survive--with Survive! - The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook! Filled with practical... more...

  • Ariel's Ecologyby Monique Allewaert

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Monique Allewaert contends that on eighteenth-century American plantations, labor practices and ecological particularities threatened the literal and conceptual boundaries that separated persons from the natural world. Integrating political philosophy and ecocriticism with literary analysis, Ariel?s Ecology explores the forms of personhood that... more...

  • The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacificby Aris Ananta; Armin Bauer; Myo Thant

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 42.77

    This book provides examples of possible triple-win solutions for simultaneously reducing poverty, raising the quality of the environment, and adapting to climate change. The book provides empirical evidence and observations from sixteen case studies in Southeast and East Asia, and from the Pacific. It argues that a spatial approach focussing on the... more...

  • Landscape Modellingby Jirí Andel; Ivan Bicík; Petr Dostál

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Landscape modelling integrates the differing perspectives of the many disciplines that deal with the landscape. It is motivated not only by the desire for scientific understanding, but also by the real-time demands of 21st century postindustrial society, which include the twin imperatives of stabilizing damaged ecosystems on the one hand, and finding... more...