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Geography

  • Scale in Spatial Information and Analysisby Jingxiong Zhang; Peter Atkinson; Michael Goodchild

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spatial... more...

  • Water Pricing and Public-Private Partnershipby Asit K. Biswas; Cecilia Tortajada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    There is no question that water pricing and public-private partnership can improve water management practices in the future. However, this concept is neither the cure-all many proponents argue, nor the disaster its opponents forecast. Providing a comprehensive and objective assessment of what does and does not work, where, why and under what circumstances,... more...

  • Fluvial Forms and Processesby David Knighton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    David Knighton's best-selling book looks at the wide range of forms developed by natural rivers and the processes responsible for that development. The book combines empirical and theoretical approaches, and provides a critical assessment of the many schools of thought which have emerged for dealing with adjustment in the fluvial system. It is fully... more...

  • Contemporary Meanings in Physical Geographyby Andre Roy; Stephen Trudgill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Over the past twenty years, geography as an academic discipline has become more and more reflective, asking the key questions 'What are we doing?' 'Why are we doing it?'. These questions have, so far, been more enthusiastically taken up by human geography rather than physical geography. Contemporary Meanings in Physical Geography aims to redress the... more...

  • Drylandsby Peter Beaumont

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Drylands, which cover over half the world's area, have witnessed rapid development, exploitation and change with the discovery of mineral reserves, urbanization and population growth. Environmental management is critical to the conservation and sustainable use of resources. This comprehensive text offers a systematic study of the physical nature of... more...

  • Travels into Spainby Madame D'Aulnoy; R. Foulché-Delbosc

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    'Of all literary fakes this is surely the most impudent, ingenious, and successful. The Comtesse D'Aulnoy was never in Spain (but) she was a born traveller. Not without reason have the editors of The Broadway Travellers included her fiction in their library of fact. For, despite its falseness, it is intellectually the real thing.' Saturday Review... more...

  • Travels and Adventuresby Pero Tafur; Malcolm Letts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    'A document of unique interest it is a picture of Europe at a most critical moment of its history, when the Continent was overwhelmed by misery, disease and unrest. A cool observer, without prejudice or excitement Tafur noted the symptoms of decay.' Sunday Times. This edition, translated and edited by Malcolm Letts, was the first complete translation... more...

  • Travels in Tartary, Thibet and China, Volume Oneby Gabet; Huc; Paul Pelliot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1928. 'To read it is like seeing the scenes described' Evening Standard 'One of the world's best travel books' Spectator 'The work remains a classic worthy of reproduction' The Times Published to critical acclaim and well known for many years afterwards this account of the journey across Mongolia to Lhasa in the early nineteenth... more...

  • Travels in Tartary Thibet and China, Volume Twoby Gabet; Huc; Paul Pelliot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    'To read it is like seeing the scenes described' Evening Standard 'One of the world's best travel books' Spectator 'The work remains a classic worthy of reproduction' The Times Published to critical acclaim and well known for many years afterwards this account of the journey across Mongolia to Lhasa in the early nineteenth century owes much of... more...

  • Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneoby Captain Basil Hall; H. G. Rawlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    First published in 1931. 'Hall is the ideal travel-writer. He never wearies his readers, but makes them love him.' Times Literary Supplement Basil Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Travels originally appeared in nine volumes. Miscellaneous in their topics, and arranged without any order the volumes re-issued here have been selected for their clarity... more...