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Human Geography

  • The Social Archaeology of Foodby Christine A. Hastorf

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book offers a global perspective on the role food has played in shaping human societies and identities. more...

  • Robicheaux's Rootsby Patricia M. Gaitely

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    James Lee Burke developed the character of Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux through twenty mystery novels published over three decades. Despite readers? increasing interest in Detective Robicheaux, his habits and preferences originate from a culture still unfamiliar to many of the books? fans. In Robicheaux?s Roots , Patricia M. Gaitely explores the... more...

  • Affective Critical Regionalityby Neil Campbell

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    Investigates the concept of affective critical regionality to demonstrate how it deepens our sense of and relations to place. more...

  • Position Doubtfulby Kim Mahood

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    Imagine the document you have before you is not a book but a map. It is well-used, creased, and folded, so that when you open it, no matter how carefully, something tears and a line that is neither latitude nor longitude opens in the hidden geography of the place you are about to enter. Since the publication of her prize-winning memoir, Craft... more...

  • Challenging Identitiesby Peter Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Identity is a keyword in a number of academic fields as well as in public debate and in politics. During the last decades, references to identity have proliferated, yet there is no simple definition available that corresponds to the use of the notion in all contexts. The significance of the notion depends on the conceptual or ideological constellation... more...

  • Saudi Arabian Foreign Relationsby RenÚ Rieger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent decades, Saudi Arabia has committed itself to playing the part of mediator in intra-national and international conflicts in the greater Middle East region. Examples include the two Saudi-introduced Arab Peace Initiatives of 1982 and 2002, mediation attempts between Algeria and Morocco in the West Sahara conflict, Iraq and Syria during... more...

  • Myanmar’s Mountain and Maritime Borderscapesby Oh Su-Ann

    ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute 2016; US$ 59.67

    This edited volume adds to the literature on Myanmar and its borders by drawing attention to the significance of geography, history, politics and society in the construction of the border regions and the country. First, it alerts us to the fact that the border regions are situated in the mountainous and maritime domains of the country, highlighting... more...

  • Urban Public Housing in Northern Nigeriaby Abubakar Danladi Isah

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book provides readers with two major practical insights. Firstly, on the basis of statistical inquiry it identifies the significance of socio-cultural elements that encourage user-instigated transformation. Secondly, it employs layout pattern analysis to distinguish transformation patterns, hence revealing an unbroken cultural link between residents... more...

  • Urban Resilienceby Yoshiki Yamagata; Hiroshi Maruyama

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book is on urban resilience ? how to design and operate cities that can withstand major threats such as natural disasters and economic downturns and how to recover from them. It is a collection of latest research results from two separate but collaborating research groups, namely, researchers in urban design and those on general resilience theory.... more...

  • Japanese Cultureby Roger J. Davies

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99

    Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations takes readers on a detailed and thoroughly researched journey through Japan's cultural history. This much-anticipated sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling The Japanese Mind provides a comprehensive overview of the religion and philosophy of Japan. This cultural history of Japan... more...