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  • African Landscapesby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 199.00

    Landscape studies provide a crucial perspective into the interaction between humans and their environment. This volume?s integrative approach brings all relevant disciplines into the discussion, enhanced by photographs that put the discussion in context. more...

  • Italian Historical Rural Landscapesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book presents more than a hundred case studies showing that the historical relationships between man and nature have generated not deterioration, but cultural, environmental, social and economic values. more...

  • Continuity and Change in Cultural Adaptation to Mountain Environmentsby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores human adaptation to mountain systems using a range of viewpoints, including anthropology, ecology, and geography. It examines human effects on mountain systems, particularly in regard to human-caused climate change. more...

  • Global Change and the Function and Distribution of Wetlandsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 189.00

    In a truly global analysis of the effects of climate change on the Earth?s fragile wetlands, this volume synthesizes data from all over the world and includes cutting-edge assessment of trends ranging from drought impacts to the distribution of mangrove swamps. more...

  • 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$ 49.95

    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. Humankind?s relationship with the environment shifted gradually over time from a predominantly adversarial... 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 Jäger

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book examines linkages between environmental change and forced migration, presenting case studies of responses to climate and other environmental changes and examining the role of environmental change among the factors that lead to a decision to migrate. 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...

  • 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...