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- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
In the Middle Ages, navigation relied upon a delicate balance between art and science. Whilst respecting the customs and the precautions of their forbearers, sailors had to count on their knowledge of the stars, the winds, the currents, and even of migratory flights. They also used hand-painted maps, which, although certainly summary, were marvellously... more...
- Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00
Im Mittelalter beruhte die Navigation auf einem feinen Gleichgewicht aus Kunst und Wissenschaft. Seefahrer, die sich am Wissen und an der Vorsicht ihrer Vorfahren orientierten, mussten sich auf ihre Kenntnisse der Sterne, der Winde, der Meeresströme und sogar der Zugvögel verlassen. Daneben benutzten sie auch handgemalte Karten, die zwar meistens einfach... more...
- Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 35.00
An Atlas of Northamptonshire presents an historical atlas of the greater part of Northamptonshire (the first quarter having been published as An Atlas of Rockingham Forest). It presents in map form the results of fieldwork and documentary research undertaken since the mid-1960s to map the landscape of the whole of Northamptonshire prior to enclosure... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Doing Children?s Geographies provides a useful resource for all those embarking on research with young people. Drawing on reflections from original cutting-edge research undertaken across three continents, the book focuses on the challenges researchers face when working with children, youth and their families. The book is divided into three sections.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The last fifty years have witnessed the growing pervasiveness of the figure of the map in critical, theoretical, and fictional discourse. References to mapping and cartography are endemic in poststructuralist theory, and, similarly, geographically and culturally diverse authors of twentieth-century fiction seem fixated upon mapping. While the map... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Tennessee has never had so complete a place-names volume as this. With more than 1,900 entries, Larry L. Miller covers virtually all the cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and communities of the state. Here you can learn when and how towns got their names. Although current names are the primary focus,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 185.00
This volume explores the often dramatic history of the Americas through the birth and development of the continent's great cities. Organized geographically into 4 chapters, accompanied by maps, drawings and photographs, this book provides a wealth of information for the student or traveller. more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 41.95
This highly illustrated student guide introduces the skills of interpreting a geological map and relating it to the morphology of the most important types of geological structure. Thoroughly revised, and with more international examples, it is ideal for use by students with a minimum of tutorial supervision. Photographs of structures are set alongside... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 21.99
From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context. Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions... more...
- Wakefield Press 2009; US$ 9.95
?'Even the free whisky had gone, and the mini-bar gins. What else were a couple of girls down on their luck supposed to do?'Teri Louise Kelly and her partner in crime, Jo Buck, arrive penniless in New Zealand from the UK on the hunt for a 'better way of life'. Instead they find a situation vacant ad, and become managers of a 100-bed... more...