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Geography

  • Eastern and Southern Africaby Debby Potts; T.A.S. Bowyer-Bower

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95

    A unique and comprehensive introduction to contemporary development issues in East and Southern Africa, and represents a significant departure from the often descriptive approach adopted by existing regional and development texts on African regions. Each contribution is carefully chosen to highlight the theoretical basis to development issues, and... more...

  • Shared Space: Divided Spaceby Michael Chisholm; David M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    This specially commissioned volume of original essays, first published in 1990, provides a unique view of conflict, territorial behaviour and reconciliation between groups ? social, racial, religious and nationalist ? within states in both the developed and the developing worlds. The volume as a whole shows the wide range of geographical solutions... more...

  • Everything Has a Historyby J. B. S. Haldane

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 170.00

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including eugenics, Einstein, and C. S. Lewis. His outlines of... more...

  • India?s Family Planning Programmeby Leela Visaria; Rajani R. Ved

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India?s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various quarters to remove method-specific contraceptive targets... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladeshby Ali Riaz; Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    In the past decade, Bangladesh has achieved significant social and economic progress. Despite high population density, a limited natural-resource base, underdeveloped infrastructure, frequent natural disasters and political uncertainty, the country has recorded positive developments in terms of broad economic and social indicators. This Handbook presents... more...

  • Urban Cosmopoliticsby Anders Blok; Ignacio Farias

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Invoking the notion of ?cosmopolitics? from Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, this volume shows how and why cities constitute privileged sites for studying the search for and composition of common worlds of cohabitation. A cosmopolitical approach to the city focuses on the multiple assemblages of human and nonhuman actors that constitute urban common... more...

  • History of Military Cartographyby Elri Liebenberg; Imre Josef Demhardt; Soetkin Vervust

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    This volume gathers 19 papers first presented at the 5th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, which took place at the University of Ghent, Belgium on 2-5 December 2014.  The overall conference theme was 'Cartography in Times of War and Peace', but preference was given to papers dealing with the military cartography... more...

  • The Theory of Island Biogeographyby Robert H. MacArthur; Edward O. Wilson

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 69.00

    Biogeography was stuck in a "natural history phase" dominated by the collection of data, the young Princeton biologists Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson argued in 1967. In this book, the authors developed a general theory to explain the facts of island biogeography. The theory builds on the first principles of population ecology and genetics... 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...

  • Children, Young People and Critical Geopoliticsby Dr Matt Benwell; Professor Klaus Dodds; Professor Peter Hopkins; Dr Alan Ingram; Assoc Prof Merje Kuus; Asst Prof Chih Yuan Woon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Young people, and in particular children, have typically been marginalised in geopolitical research, positioned as too young to understand or relate to the adult-dominated world of international relations. Integrating current debates in critical geopolitics and political geography with research in children?s geographies, childhood studies and youth... more...