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Human Geography

  • Iran and the Nuclear Questionby Mohammad Homayounvash

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Spanning over a period of more than five decades since its inception, Iran?s nuclear programme is the most protracted civilian nuclear program in the world and one of the most politicized projects in Iran?s history. 'Iran and the Nuclear Question' offers a historiographical portrait of Iran?s early nuclear program under Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.... more...

  • Contemporary Culture and Media in Asiaby Daniel Black; Olivia Khoo; Koichi Iwabuchi

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Brings together leading and emerging scholars from Asia, North America and Australia to develop new perspectives on the key issues in contemporary Asian cultural and media studies. more...

  • Kurdish Politics in Turkeyby Seevan Saeed

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the aftermath of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Kurds were promised their own state. However, several factors meant that this dream never became a reality, and the land of the Kurds was divided. Amid a sense of a loss of identity, the Kurds started to fight for their social and political rights. ?Kurdish Politics in Turkey? argues that... more...

  • Visual Arts Practice and Affectby Ann Schilo

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Visual Arts Practice and Affect brings together a group of artist scholars to explore how visual arts can offer unique insights into the understanding of place, memory and affect. more...

  • Settlements at the Edgeby Andrew Taylor; Dean B. Carson; Prescott C. Ensign; Lee Huskey; Rasmus O. Rasmussen; Gertrude Saxinger

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Settlements at the Edge examines the evolution, characteristics, functions and shifting economic basis of settlements in sparsely populated areas of developed nations. With a focus on demographic change, the book features theoretical and applied cases which explore the interface between demography, economy, well-being and the environment. This book... more...

  • Moving Placesby Nata&scaron Bon; a Gregorič; ; Repič; Jaka

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Moving Places draws together contributions from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa, exploring practices and experiences of movement, non-movement, and place-making. The book centers on "moving places": places with locations that are not fixed but relative. Locations appearing to be reasonably stable, such as home and homeland, are in fact always... more...

  • Expressions of Placeby John R. Kemp

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 40.00

    Contemporary artists revealing the state?s urban landscapes, southwestern swamps, central prairies, verdant forests, and northern fields more...

  • The Aesthetics of Atmospheresby Gernot Böhme; Jean-Paul Thibaud

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Interest in sensory atmospheres and architectural and urban ambiances has been growing for over 30 years. A key figure in this field is acclaimed German philosopher Gernot Böhme whose influential conception of what atmospheres are and how they function has been only partially available to the English-speaking public. This translation of key essays... more...

  • Notes from the Balkansby Sarah F. Green

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    Maps and borders notwithstanding, some places are best described as "gaps"--places with repeatedly contested boundaries that are wedged in between other places that have clear boundaries. This book explores an iconic example of this in the contemporary Western imagination: the Balkans. Drawing on richly detailed ethnographic research around the Greek-Albanian... more...

  • Rapid Urbanisation, Urban Food Deserts and Food Security in Africaby Jonathan Crush; Jane Battersby

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book investigates food security and the implications of hyper-urbanisation and rapid growth of urban populations in Africa. By means of a series of case studies involving African cities of various sizes, it argues that, while the concept of food security holds value, it needs to be reconfigured to fit the everyday realities and distinctive trajectory... more...