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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
We humans live by stories, says David Korten, and the stories that now govern our society set us on a path to certain self-destruction. In this profound new book, Korten shares the results of his search for a story that reflects the fullness of human knowledge and understanding and provides a guide to action adequate to the needs of our time. Korten... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 27.50
Here is the story of the long interaction between humans, land, and climate in the American South. It is a tale of exploitation and erosion, of destruction, disease, and defeat, but also of the persistent search for knowledge and wisdom. It is a story whose villains were also its victims and sometimes its heroes. Ancient forces created the southern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
We are facing hugely complex challenges ? from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human Ecology provides an approach to address these complex challenges, a way to understand them holistically and to start to manage them more effectively. This textbook, which has been road-tested... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 8.99
When everyone around you is panicking, it's time to take control and be everyone's hero. Survive! explains all the skills you'll need to get through even the toughest day. Entries include: how to survive a tornado; how to build an igloo; how to carry someone to safety; how to read a compass; how to survive a snakebite; how to survive an avalanche;... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Last-Minute Survival Secrets contains more than a hundred ingenious survival tips that may sound quirky at first, but really do work. Readers will discover a wide range of handy and unusual secrets to outsmart the unexpected and escape perilous situations using common, household products. Green shows how to start a campfire with potato chips, open... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
In Human Ecodynamics in the North Atlantic: A Collaborative Model of Humans and Nature through Space and Time, Maher and Harrison have compiled a series of separate research projects conducted across the North Atlantic region that each contribute greatly to the area of study. more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 23.32
Menschen des späten Mittelalters, die sonst in keiner historischen Quelle zu Worte kämen, erzählen ihre kleinen Schicksale. Sie schreiben an den Papst und bitten um Absolution: Da geht es um Liebe und Tod, Krieg und Pest, Condottieri und Piraten, Pilgerfahrten und Hexenritte. Der große Mediävist Arnold Esch hat diese Stücke zu einem hinreißenden Buch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
New approaches to both cultural landscapes and historic urban landscapes increasingly recognize the need to guide future change, rather than simply protecting the fabric of the past. Challenging traditional notions of historic preservation, Conserving Cultural Landscapes takes a dynamic multifaceted approach to conservation. It builds on the premise... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95
An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the first of which gives an overview of the field of risk and disaster in terms of three perspectives: hazards perspective; vulnerability perspective... more...