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  • Biogeographyby Glen MacDonald

    Wiley 2015; US$ 52.00

    Illustrative examples from recent research publications and "classic" studies are prominently featured throughout the book. Research techniques are highlighted in "special interest" boxes. Illustrations and descriptions of research techniques are provided with examples such as fire-scars from trees used to reconstruct disturbance, fossil pollen used... more...

  • Britain?s Structure and Scenery (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 4)by L. Dudley Stamp

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 71.57

    Britains Structure and Scenery deals with the physical background, the stage on which the drama of life is played and which provides the fundamental environment for plants, more...

  • Cent ans aux Pyrénéesby Henri Beraldi; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il n'y a plus de Pyrénées ! Mot célèbre ; mot ingrat de la part d'un homme qui avait envoyé son petit duc du Maine aux eaux de Barèges ; surtout, mot prématuré, le contraire de la vérité, et fait pour mettre hors d'eux les futurs alpinistes ou pyrénéistes. A le risquer hardi, le mot vrai eût été : Il n'y a pas encore de Pyrénées." À PROPOS... more...

  • Cities and Developmentby Sean Fox; Tom Goodfellow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations are expanding rapidly. Current UN projections indicate... more...

  • Cluster Genesisby Pontus Braunerhjelm; Maryann P. Feldman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 59.99

    Clusters - regional concentrations of related firms and organizations - are seen as being an important element of economic growth and innovation. But there is little understanding of how clusters come into existence, and little guidance provided on the role of policies that are conducive to the formation of clusters.Cluster Genesis focuses on these... more...

  • Continents and Supercontinentsby John J.W. Rogers

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    Surveys the origin of continents, and the accretion and breakup of supercontinents through earth history. This book also shows how these processes affected the composition of seawater, climate, and the evolution of life. more...

  • Craftwork as Problem Solvingby Professor Trevor H J Marchand; Professor Tim Ingold

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of anthropologists, researchers of craft, and designer-makers to enumerate and explore the diversity and complexity of problem-solving tactics and strategies employed by craftspeople, together with the key social, cultural, and environmental factors that give rise to particular ways of problem... more...

  • Dekolonisationby Rudolf von Albertini

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; Not Available

    Thematik und Fragestellung unserer Arbeit sind im Untertitel enthalten: Wir wollten keineswegs eine allgemeine Geschichte der Dekolonisation vorlegen und nicht die innere Entwicklung zahlreicher Kolonialbereiche in den letzten Jahrzehnten vor der Unabhängigkeit schildern. Uns interessierte die Frage, wie man sich in Europa seit dem Ersten Weltkrieg... more...

  • Der Bergbau in Geschichte, Ethos und Sakralkulturby Georg Schreiber

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; Not Available

    Im Jahre 1531 bezeichnete die Tiroler Regierung, von ihrem Sitz in Ioos­ bruck aus, die Bergwerke als "das groB Herz dieses Lands und das maist Einkumen der Camer"1. Mit dieser uberaus charakteristischen Keoozeich­ nung wurde die Vorzugsstellung der gefursteten Grafschaft beruhrt, die diese in den bergbaulichen Betrieben des alpinen Raumes eiooahm.... more...

  • Der Feudalismus im alten Iranby Geo Widengren

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; Not Available

    Das erste Kapitel dieses Bumes geht auf einen Vortrag zuruck, den im an der Universitat Hamburg im Januar 1952 gehalten habe. 1m danke den Herren Professoren Lentz und Spuler, mit denen im mim iiber die hier be­ handelten Fragen naher unterhalten konnte. Gewisse Absmnitte des ersten Kapitels, vor aHem das altorientalisme Material betreffend, habe im... more...