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Human Geography

  • Transnational Geographers in the United Statesby Alan P. Marcus; Heike Alberts; Stavros T. Constantinou; Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo; Weronika A. Kusek; Wei Li; Alan P. Marcus; Heather Smith; Shaolu Yu

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99

    This volume of essays highlights the autobiogeographies of eight selected geographers who are university faculty members and work and reside in the United States. Drawing from various geographical narratives, the contributors explore their trajectories and how they have navigated their personal and professional transnational livelihoods in the... more...

  • The Anarchist Roots of Geographyby Simon Springer

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    The Anarchist Roots of Geography sets the stage for a radical politics of possibility and freedom through a discussion of the insurrectionary geographies that suffuse our daily experiences. By embracing anarchist geographies as kaleidoscopic spatialities that allow for nonhierarchical connections between autonomous entities, Simon Springer configures... more...

  • Accumulation and Power: Economic History of the United Statesby Richard B. DuBoff

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Koreas location at the very center of Northeast Asia also gives it a pivotal role in the economic integration of the region and the dynamic development of its more powerful neighbors. This book offers an appraisal of Korea as the key to the coalescence of a broad, open Northeast Asian regionalism in the 21st century. more...

  • Global Foodscapesby Alistair Fraser

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    What we eat ? as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we are all involved in the making of an odd and, in many ways, troubling and contested food economy. It explores how food is conceived, traded,... more...

  • Conflict in the Middle Eastby P.J. Vatikiotis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The Middle East is a continuing crisis area in world politics. This crisp and penetrating book, first published in 1971, analyses the historical development of the major issues in Arab politics, explains the conflicting interests now at stake in the Middle East and how the politics of the area were likely to develop. It examines, among other topics,... more...

  • New Mobilities and Social Changes in Russia?s Arctic Regionsby Marlene Laruelle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2005?2006).... more...

  • The Struggle for the Middle Eastby Walter Laqueur

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book, first published in 1969, surveys Soviet policies and Middle Eastern responses during the turbulent 1960s. It deals with changing moods of Turkey and Iran, the Arab-Israeli conflict in the context of big power rivalry in the Middle East, the Russian naval presence in the Mediterranean, and the new Soviet interest in Gulf oil. The author... more...

  • Iranby John Limbert

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Iran is the only Middle Eastern state to have preserved its national identity through the upheavals of Arab, Turkish and Mongol invasions. It is heir to the richest culture in the Middle East: a culture that extends far beyond the state?s political boundaries. This book, first published in 1987, traces elements of continuity in Iranian society from... more...

  • Peacemaking in the Middle Eastby Paul Marantz; Janice Gross Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book, first published in 1985, examines the whole problem of peacemaking in the Arab-Israel conflict. It considers the different countries involved, the changing positions they have adopted over time and the range of opinion within each country. It looks at the role of the superpowers and shows how their vacillations and their viewing of the... more...

  • Urban Structure in Hot Arid Environmentsby Mahmoud Tavassoli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This essential reference guide to strategies and solutions for urban planning in hot arid environments reflects the journey toward many cities, towns and villages in Iran, which are documented and presented in the form of case studies and comparative analysis. It is the outcome of extensive research on the influence of historical, cultural and... more...