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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
In this innovatory book Daniel Sage analyses how and why American space exploration reproduced and transformed American cultural and political imaginations by appealing to, and to an extent organizing, the transcendence of spatial and temporal frontiers. While largely engaging with the historical development of space exploration, it shows how contemporary... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Of all the extraordinary Victorian travelogues, The Malay Archipelago has a fair claim to be the greatest - both as a beautiful, alarming, vivid and gripping account of some eight years' travel across the entire Malay world - from Singapore to the western edges of New Guinea - and as the record of a great mind. As Wallace, often under conditions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The North Atlantic continues to be an area of international strategic significance regionally and globally. This study explores the strong processes of sovereignty, as well as new independent states and micro-proto-states that are forming in the region. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 19.00
Since 2008, energy and food markets?those most fundamental to human existence?have remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00
This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union?s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks? anti-religious policies, the loss of the former western territories of the Russian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Orientalism ? the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" ? applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times, became a major academic industry, where, as in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
By thinking in terms of the geographies of mobilities, we are better able to understand the central importance of movements, rhythms and shifting emplacements over the life-course.†This innovative†book represents research†from†a new and flourishing multidisciplinary field that includes, among other things, studies on smart cities, infrastructures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The past two decades since the end of the Cold War have been years of remarkable change and transformation for Southeast Asia. Long seen as an arena for superpower rivalry, Southeast Asia is increasingly coming into its own by locating itself at the forefront of regional integration initiatives that involve not only the Association of Southeast Asian... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95
Setting out the debates and reviewing the evidence that links health outcomes with social and physical environments, this new edition of the well-established text offers an accessible overview of the theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and research in the field of health geography Includes international examples, drawn from a broad range of... more...