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Human Geography

  • Inventing Exoticismby Benjamin Schmidt

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 128.00

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  • World Heritage in Iranby Ali Mozaffari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This edited volume presents for the first time a broad, multi-disciplinary examination of Pasargadae by experts from both outside and within Iran. It specifically focuses on those disciplines that are absent from existing studies, such as ethnography, tourism and museum studies providing valuable insights into this fascinating place. In its totality,... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Memory Studiesby Siobhan Kattago

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    Memory has long been a subject of fascination for poets, artists, philosophers and historians. This timely volume, edited by Siobhan Kattago, examines how past events are remembered, contested, forgotten, learned from and shared with others. Featuring contributions from key thinkers in the field, this comprehensive volume will be a valuable resource... more...

  • Carceral Geographyby Dominique Moran

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped the development of this new and vibrant subdiscipline, and scopes out future research directions. By conveying a sense of the debates, directions, and threads within the field of carceral geography,... more...

  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • Globalizationby Brian Spooner

    Walter de Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.00

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  • Eiderdownby Edward Posnett

    Random House 2015; Not Available

    Over the centuries eiderdown has been coveted by the Vikings, Russian tsars and medieval tax collectors who accepted it as revenue. The plumage of a fat sea duck, eiderdown ? treasured for its extraordinary lightness and insulation ? now joins cocaine as an instrument of globalisation and commodity of the super-rich. In this revelatory... more...

  • The Empires' Edgeby Sasha Davis

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    In the past decade the Asia-Pacific region has become a focus of international politics and military strategies. Due to China’s rising economic and military strength, North Korea’s nuclear tests and missile launches, tense international disputes over small island groups in the seas around Asia, and the United States pivoting a majority... more...

  • Savage Parkby Amy Fusselman

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 21.00

    Part memoir, part manifesto, this exploration of the underside of America's obsession with safety is prompted by the author's visit to a thrillingly alarming adventure playground in Tokyo more...

  • Co-producing Knowledge for Sustainable Urban Developmentby Merritt Polk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    At the current time, many issues and problems within sustainable urban development are managed within traditional disciplinary and organizational structures. However, problems such as, climate change, resource constraints, poverty and social tensions all exceed current compartmentalization of policy-making, administration and knowledge production.... more...