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  • The First British-Soviet Geographical Seminarby F. E. Ian Hamilton

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    The First British-Soviet Geographical Seminar contains the scientific reports prepared by the participants of First British-Soviet Geographical Seminar held in Great Britain on May 9-20, 1978. The seminar focuses on tendencies in the development of contemporary trends and methods of scientific geographical studies in Soviet Union and Great Britain.... more...

  • The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discoveryby J.C Beaglehole

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 240.00

    On his second expedition to the Pacific, in the years 1772-5, Captain James Cook made a voyage which, in the annals of exploration, is unsurpassed for grandeur of design and execution and for variety of experience. From start to finish he sailed almost 25,000 leagues - ?an extent of voyage [wrote his first biographer] nearly equal to three times the... more...

  • The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discoveryby J.C. Beaglehole

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 240.00

    Captain James Cook?s first two voyages of exploration, in 1768-71 and 1772-75, had drawn the modern map of the South Pacific Ocean and had opened the door on the discovery of Antarctica. These expeditions were the subject of Volumes I and II of Dr J.C. Beaglehole?s edition of Cook?s Journals. The third voyage, on which Cook sailed in 1776, was directed... more...

  • The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discoveryby J.C. Beaglehole

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 240.00

    Captain James Cook?s first two voyages of exploration, in 1768-71 and 1772-75, had drawn the modern map of the South Pacific Ocean and had opened the door on the discovery of Antarctica. These expeditions were the subject of Volumes I and II of Dr J.C. Beaglehole?s edition of Cook?s Journals. The third voyage, on which Cook sailed in 1776, was directed... more...

  • Interacting with Geospatial Technologiesby Mordechai (Muki) Haklay

    Wiley 2015; US$ 127.95

    This book provides an introduction to HCI and usability aspects of Geographical Information Systems and Science. Its aim is to introduce the principles of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); to discuss the special usability aspects of GIS which designers and developers need to take into account when developing such systems; and to offer a set of tried... more...

  • Wake Up and Smell the Shitby Kirsten Koza

    Travelers' Tales 2015; US$ 16.95

    Stand back! The tales in this raunchy round-the-world romp might get you dirty. We've all had unspeakable experiences while traveling that we're ashamed to admit, but these often become our best stories in the retelling. The writers in this collection cast inhibition aside and reveal their weirdest and worst moments and how they made the best of... more...

  • The Worldmakersby Ayesha Ramachandran

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    In this beautifully conceived book, Ayesha Ramachandran reconstructs the imaginative struggles of early modern artists, philosophers, and writers to make sense of something that we take for granted: the world, imagined as a whole. Once a new, exciting, and frightening concept, ?the world? was transformed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... more...

  • Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Centuryby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture. more...

  • Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750?1920by Ben Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of European colonialism. more...

  • The Quest for the Northwest Passageby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    These essays trace the history of the British search for the Northwest Passage ? the Arctic sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ? from the early modern era to the start of the nineteenth century. more...