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  • Rural Revival?by Dr Phil McManus; Professor John Connell; Professor Henry Buller; Professor Owen Furuseth; Professor Andrew W Gilg; Professor Mark Lapping

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    How, if possible, to re-populate declining rural and regional areas? Examining this crucial and complex issue in relation to Australia, this book explores how a particular organization, 'Country Week', has emerged and developed as one means of stimulating the repopulation of declining or stagnating areas. While this is a problem shared by many other... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Human Geographyby James S. Duncan; John A. Agnew

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95 US$ 192.36

    This volume provides an up-to-date, authoritative synthesis of the discipline of human geography. Unparalleled in scope, the companion offers an indispensable overview to the field, representing both historical and contemporary perspectives. Edited and written by the world's leading authorities in the discipline Divided into three major sections:... more...

  • Greece and the American Embraceby Christos Kassimeris

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    Often considered the ?troubled partnership? of the Western alliance, relations between Greece and Turkey during the Cold War era sometimes compromised the geopolitical interests of the United States, as the two Eastern Mediterranean states engaged in a regional rivalry that clearly disregarded the objectives of NATO in the area. Christos Kassimeris... more...

  • Mountain Homespunby Frances Louisa Goodrich; Jan Davidson

    University of Tennessee Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    ?Mountain Homespun will be of special interest to those studying southern Appalachian handicrafts, the 1890s handicraft revival, and northern Protestant missionary work in turn-of-the-century Appalachia.? ?North Carolina Historical Review ?Mountain Homespun is much more than a memoir. It offers unrivaled specific information on the processes of... more...

  • Looters, Photographers, and Thievesby Pasquale Verdicchio

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 72.99

    What do we 'see' when we think of Italy? How is our sense of that country, its people and culture formed, what conditions it? Looters, Photographers, and Thieves suggests that our visualization and relationship to a place like Italy is the result of a long and complex series of constructed images that have their origins in the ideology of nation building. more...

  • Revolution and State in Modern Mexicoby Adam David Morton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 97.99

    This groundbreaking study develops a new approach to understanding the formation of the postrevolutionary state in Mexico. Adam David Morton links the rise and demise of the modern Mexican state to ongoing forms of class struggle that have shaped and restructured state and civil society. He thus sheds valuable interdisciplinary light on debates on... more...

  • China's Search for Modernityby Professor He Ping

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00

    Twenty years after a return from fundamentalism to economic reality, China has become the world's tenth largest economy and an increasingly important global power. Despite the rise of fundamentalism and post-modernism, the pursuit of modernity was an ongoing historical movement in late twentieth century China. He Ping focuses on China's quest for and... more...

  • Geographies of Ageingby Dr Amanda Davies; Dr Amity James; Professor Philip Rees

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Population ageing is projected to affect all countries across the world in coming decades. The current rate of population ageing is unprecedented in human history with population projections indicating that this will be an enduring trend. Moreover, population ageing is spatially pervasive, affecting every man, woman and child. This has considerable... more...

  • Persia (RLE Iran A)by Richard Frye

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    This volume is a fascinating portrait of a part of the world uneasily balanced between many loyalties ? East and West, European and Arabic. The coronation of the Shah in 1967 marked the end of the need for foreign aid, and Iran emerged from her struggles to become the leading nation in the Middle East. Written before the crippling Iran-Iraq war broke... more...

  • Mapping the Invisible Landscapeby Kent C. Ryden; Wayne Franklin

    University of Iowa Press 1993; US$ 24.00

    Any landscape has an unseen component: a subjective component of experience, memory, and narrative which people familiar with the place understand to be an integral part of its geography but which outsiders may not suspect the existence of?unless they listen and read carefully. This invisible landscape is make visible though stories, and these stories... more...