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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$ 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 paramedicseven in the time between, surprises abound around all corners. From... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Italian Historical Rural Landscapesby Mauro Agnoletti

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • 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; Zdenek Lipský; Siamak G. Shahneshin

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 239.00

    Incorporating the theories and methodologies of geography, landscape ecology and geoinformatics, this book offers various approaches to landscape modeling. It provides specific results for scientists and landscape professionals, focusing on sustainability. more...

  • Handbook of Cultural Geographyby Kay Anderson; Mona Domosh; Steve Pile; Nigel Thrift

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 93.00

    Emphasizing the intellectual diversity of the discipline, the Handbook presents a comprehensive statement of the relationship between the cultural imagination and the geographical imagination while also looking at resonances between cultural geography and other disciplines. more...