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- Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31
The New North is a book that turns the world literally upside down. Analysing four key 'megatrends' - population growth and migration, natural resource demand, climate change and globalisation - UCLA professor Larry Smith projects a world that by mid-century will have shifted its political and economic axes radically to the north. The beneficiaries... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 9.93
In Going to Extremes writer, presenter and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton visits Oymyakon in Siberia, where the average winter temperature is -47 degrees and 40% of the population have lost their fingers to frostbite while changing the car wheel. Next he travels to Africa in Chile where there have been fourteen consecutive years without a drop... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Now a major motion picture starring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver 'I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back.' So begins Robyn Davidson's perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 29.95
The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present is a short, lively history of the world?s most exciting and diverse metropolis. It shows how New York?s perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence of the nation?s premier urban center. The updated... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 38.99
In this ambitious and provocative text, environmental historian Ted Steinberg offers a sweeping history of our nation--a history that, for the first time, places the environment at the very center of our story. Written with exceptional clarity, Down to Earth re-envisions the story of America "from the ground up." It reveals how focusing on plants,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 83.99
Strategic Marketing in Tourism Services focuses on marketing strategies implemented in tourism services firms and includes a collection of papers related to specific marketing strategies. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02
Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects. Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95
Mass tourism is one of the most striking developments in postwar western societies, involving economic, social, cultural, and anthropological factors. For many countries it has become a significant, if not the primary, source of income for the resident population. The Mediterranean basin, which has long been a very popular destination, is explored... more...
- InfoStrategist.com 2002; US$ 11.99
A paradigm is a mental model of something ? a helpful way of grasping its essentials. Although the term ?new paradigm? is much overused, the open source approach to software development definitely merits this description ? old mental models simply do not apply to this emerging industry. If familiar paradigms don?t apply to open source software, what?s... more...